Traders, hauliers and carriers are set to benefit from four Safety & Security (S&S) facilitations, which will come into force from the 1st July 2022 for EU and rest of the world trade.
Prohibitions and restrictions on the import of chilled meats from the EU, safety and security declarations and changes to sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) checks on plant and animal products, which were due to be implemented in July, have been deferred for a fourth time.
The pandemic driven supply chain disruption, that began last year, looks set to continue into 2022. Our teams across the UK and Asia will continue to help our customers overcome these challenges and share critical information, so that they are always informed and prepared for whatever may come.
UK eCommerce sellers face new costs as the EU imposes sweeping reforms to the VAT obligations for B2C e-commerce sellers and marketplaces.
Postponed VAT Accounting (PVA) was announced before the end of the Brexit transition period, so that businesses could avoid the negative cash flow impact of paying VAT immediately on importation, but the simplification is not limited to EU shipments, offering potential cost savings and cashflow benefits on all imports.
Government ministers confirmed last week that that pre-notification requirements for animal origin and associated products, would be implemented in October, rather than April as originally planned and that the deferred import declaration scheme due to end in July would now continue until the 1st January 2022.
The government has pledged £705 million to prepare its post-Brexit borders and launched a £90 million advertising campaign, telling business it’s time to ‘Check, Change, Go’ – So take Brexit action now to protect your supply chain.
The Road Haulage Association has warned that a critical pre-lodgement Brexit IT system won’t be fully functional for the end of transition, with the potential for chaos on day one and for some time after.
The government will not extend the Brexit transition period, but the coronavirus crisis has forced a rethink on new border processes, with a new easement announced on Friday, that will allow businesses to defer customs declarations and tariff payments until July 2021.
With 550,000 additional declarations every day from the 1st January 2021 and 145,000 businesses submitting declarations for the first time, the potential to crash border systems is very real. Taking action now can protect your supply chain.