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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UK – tax measures in response to COVID-19


The UK has just announced a new UK VAT zero-rate effective from 1 May 2020 until 31 July 2020 for PPE.
https://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2020/458/article/4/made

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UK – import duty and import VAT payments due 15 April 2020


The UK tax authority, HMRC, has announced that businesses which will struggle to meet deferred import duty and import VAT payments due on 15 April can apply to defer those payments. HMRC will be available over the Easter holiday weekend to deal with those requests. Affected businesses are urged not to wait until Tuesday 14 April, as HMRC anticipates delays following the Bank Holiday.

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UK – Pay no import duty and VAT on medical supplies, equipment and protective garments (COVID-19)


Find out how to pay no import duty and VAT on protective equipment, relevant medical devices or equipment brought into the UK from non-EU countries during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Find more information on the topic by clicking the link below:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/pay-no-import-duty-and-vat-on-medical-supplies-equipment-and-protective-garments-covid-19

UK – THE UK DIGITAL SERVICES TAX: COMPLIANCE


HMRC has updated and published guidance in 5 areas on 1 April 2020 (clickable links):

  1. Check if you need to register for Digital Services Tax
  2. Pay your Digital Services Tax
  3. Register for Digital Services Tax and change your details
  4. Submit a Digital Services Tax return
  5. Work out your Digital Services Tax
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