UK – Brexit – How to get the VAT refunds in Northern Ireland or the EU, if you’re established in Northern Ireland or in the EU for VAT paid on supply of goods


Businesses established in Northern Ireland who incur VAT on goods in the EU, and EU businesses who incur VAT on goods in Northern Ireland, will be able to recover this VAT through the electronic cross-border refund system. This enables a business to recover that VAT directly from that country (the UK or EU member state of refund) provided that it is not established in the country of refund and makes no supplies there.

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UK – Brexit – Intrastat requirements


According to the latest information issued on Intrastat requirements by HMRC, one have to differentiate between the following flows where Intrastat declarations will still be required for UK resident business and foreign businesses with a UK VAT registration:

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UK/EU – Brexit as per 1 of January and what does it mean


As you know, the EU and UK reached a Brexit deal on the 24th of December 2020.

This deal does not mean “business as usual”. UK is no longer a part of the EU customs union which means that customs declarations needs to be filed when importing and exporting goods both in UK as well as the EU.

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UK – Brexit – what do you need to know


I would like to briefly draw your attention to the EU Exit Transition: Switzerland webpage, which the British administration has launched on the government site. It bundles information relevant for Switzerland and links to a number of topics.

General content on the end of the transition period can be found here: Brexit transition: time is running out.

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UK – Brexit – VAT, customs, excise and international trade webcast: Succeeding in uncertainty


7 September 2020    |   3pm-4pm CEST

On 13 July 2020, the UK Government published the Border Operating Model which provides guidance on how the customs border for trade between the EU and Great Britain will work following the end of the Brexit  transition period of 31 December 2020. 

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UK – HMRC investigates 23 big businesses over ‘serious’ tax evasion


The businesses have been referred to HMRC’s Tax Evasion Referral teams, which investigate cases to determine whether a civil investigation should be launched

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Brexit : Webcast invitation for 7 September


As you may have seen, on 13 July 2020, the UK Government published the Border Operating Model which provides guidance on how the customs border for trade between the EU and Great Britain will work following the end of the Brexit  transition period of 31 December 2020

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UK – How to pay VAT due on time


As you will be aware, the UK Government’s VAT Deferral scheme has now ceased. This means that all payments in respect of UK VAT from 01 July 2020 will be required to be made by the relevant date.

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UK: Invitation PwC global customs and international trade Brexit webcast: 9 July 2020


With the continuing uncertainty over the possibility of an extension to the Brexit transition period beyond 31 December 2020, PwC UK is hosting a global webcast on Thursday 9 July 2020 at 3pm-4pm CET.

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UK – customs tariffs after Brexit as from 1 of January 2021


During the current Brexit transition period, goods can still be shipped tariff free and without import and export formalities from the EU mainland to the UK and vice versa. After the transition period, scheduled for 1 January 2021, EU – UK trade will be subject to import and export formalities and the UK will set its own customs tariffs. The UK has now announced what these tariffs will be.

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