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Find out how to import firewood, such as logs and kindling, into England, Scotland and Wales (Great Britain).
If you’re a business that currently buys goods from or sells goods to countries outside the UK, or are planning to trade with Europe from January 2021, HMRC’s new tool can help you identify ways you might be able to make the customs process easier for cheaper for your business. This short video shows you how to use the tool.
If you’re a UK business thinking about moving goods into or out of the UK , this video is here to help you understand how customs intermediaries or agents can help you. For more information have a look at the guidance available on gov.uk.
If you're buying or selling goods abroad, you need to work out the amount of duty or VAT you owe. This short video tells you how to find out the ‘commodity code’ classification for your goods, using our Trade Tariff tool. Find out more on GOV.UK
You’ll need a licence to import or export certain types of controlled goods. You may also need to pay extra duty in the UK. Unsure if this applies to your goods? This short video explains more about the types of goods that are classed as controlled. Find out more on GOV.UK
Double Tax Treaty between Cyprus and the UK - Amending Protocol in Force
As recently reported, a Protocol amending the new Double Tax Treaty between Cyprus and the UK of 2018 has been signed on 19 December 2018. In summary the Protocol provides for a “grandfathering” period for what concerns the taxation of pensions.
The Protocol entered into force on 28 December 2018 and it generally applies as follows:
- In Cyprus from 1 January 2019 for withholding taxes and other taxes; and
- In the UK from 1 January 2019 for withholding taxes and from 6 April 2019 for income taxes.