In most EU countries, a new EU SCIP register came into force on 1 January 2022, which includes products containing hazardous substances. The introduction of this register has not been properly publicized and it is worth getting acquainted with this regulation due to the high financial penalties provided for in it.
PwC Webinar – Changements douaniers au 1er janvier 2022 en Suisse et tour d’horizon de l’actualité douanière – Mardi, 8 février 2022, 9.00 – 10.00 a.m
À propos du webinaire
Dans la série « Webinaire douanier », notre premier webinaire en français de l’année 2022 traitera des récents changements en vigueur au 1er janvier 2022 et fera un tour d’horizon de l’actualité douanière. Notre série « Webinaire douanier » sera suivie de trois autres webinaires qui seront axés sur des domaines industriels spécifiques.
Slovenia – introduction of reverse charge for foreign BtoB sellers as from 22 January 2022
Slovenia’s National Assembly approved adoption of Article 194 of the EU VAT Directive for the VAT Act. That means that VAT compliance obligations can be shifted from foreign B2B seller to their resident customers. This simplification means VAT is not charged by the vendor, and the recipient records the transaction as a ‘reverse charge’ with no cash payment.
Online Event – Policy, Practise and Future Outlook: January 27 and 28, 2022
The implementation of a Global Minimum Tax around the globe continues to capture attention. Further to the release of the long-awaited model rules and a proposed EU directive, consultations have begun in several countries.
Peru – Authorized Exporter: a new facility for exporters that will save time and reduce costs
In June 2020, Peru’s Ministry of Tourism and Foreign Trade published the Rules of Authorized Exporter by means of the Supreme Decree No. 005-2020-MINCETUR. Under these rules, exporters could obtain an administrative license that allows them to issue their own certificates of origin (COs). Thus, exporters no longer need to submit forms before the Ministry to acquire COs, thereby saving time and reducing costs.
Mexico – Electronic tax bill of lading: key implications
As of September 30, 2021, a new document known as an electronic tax bill of lading has become mandatory for all companies that transport goods (both imported and domestic) within Mexican territory. Failure to comply with this change in a timely manner will trigger customs and tax implications such as penalties, seizure of the goods, and possible tax deductibility issues.
Canada – CBSA announces July 2021 verification priorities: What this means for importers￼
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has released its second round of 2021 Trade Compliance Verifications, which includes the CBSA list of verification priorities (also known as the audit priorities list).
Argentina – The challenge of making payments abroad
Argentina is implementing a new Foreign Exchange (FX) Control Regime. Through this regime, the Argentine Central Bank (BCRA) regulates operations that are carried out through the FX market, providing different requirements for each transaction.
The Argentine control organizations have imposed various regulations and restrictions, especially regarding operations that may result in an outflow of foreign currency from the country.Read More »
Carbon border adjustments and international trade – What are the key issues?
Recent proposals in the United States to impose border adjustments on certain imports from heavy carbon emitters, while in the early stages and likely to face challenges, represent new initiatives to address climate change – the use of established trade mechanisms. These efforts have attracted the attention of countries that could be affected by such adjustments.
We are hiring! (Senior) Manager– EU Customs Consulting 100% in Basel
- You will provide customs and foreign trade consulting services to Swiss and international clients.
- You will help our clients in analyzing and reviewing international supply chain transactions from a customs perspective (especially EU customs).
- You will have contact with clients, local and foreign Customs Authorities as well as with Customs, Trade and VAT experts from our international PwC network.
- You are working in our VAT and Customs team in Basel.
- You will participate in the development of our indirect tax / Customs practice.