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Provisional Intrastat thresholds for 2016

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Provisional Intrastat thresholds for 2016

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Following the usual review by authorities of the European Union, the provisional Intrastat thresholds for the new year have been announced

Changes in 2016 mainly affect the following eight countries:

Countries increasing their thresholds - Germany, Finland, Ireland and Latvia

Countries decreasing their thresholds - Denmark, Croatia, Lithuania and the Netherlands

Key points

  • The highest threshold increases are expected to be in Germany and Ireland.
  • Denmark and Croatia look to introduce the reduced thresholds for dispatches only.
  • Lithuania and the Netherlands are set to reduce their thresholds for both dispatches and arrivals.

Changes by country from 1 January 2016

Germany

Germany to increase its Intrastat arrivals (Eingang) threshold from €500,000 to €800,000 per annum. There will be no increase to the dispatches (Versand) threshold of €500,000.

Finland

Intrastat threshold for arrivals to increase from €500,000 to €550,000.

Ireland

The arrivals thresholds are to be increased from €191,000 to €500,000.

Latvia

Intrastat threshold for arrivals increased from €70,000 to €180,000.

Denmark

Threshold for dispatches reduced from DKK 5,000,000 to DKK 4,700,000.

Croatia

Threshold for dispatches reduced from HRK 1,000,000 to HRK 900,000.

Lithuania

Intrastat threshold on arrivals lowered from €290,000 to €280,000 per annum. The threshold for dispatches is to drop from €215,000 to €200,000.

The Netherlands

The Netherlands is the only Member State to introduce annual Intrastat submissions. The annual thresholds for both flows Ė arrivals and dispatches are to be reduced from €1.5m to €1m for arrivals and €1.2 for dispatches. Monthly Intrastat submissions would be required only if the threshold of €5m is breached.



Provisional Intrastat Threshold for 2016

Country

Arrivals

Dispatches

Currency

Austria*

750,000

750,000

EUR

Belgium*

1,500,000

1,000,000

EUR

Bulgaria

360,000

210,000

BGN

Croatia

1,800,000

900,000

HRK

Cyprus*

100,000

55,000

EUR

Czech Republic

8,000,000

8,000,000

CZK

Denmark

6,000,000

4,700,000

DKK

Estonia*

200,000

130,000

EUR

Finland

550,000

500,000

EUR

France*

460,000

More than 460,000: detailed Intrastat; Less than 460,000: simplified Intrastat

EUR

Germany*

800,000

500,000

EUR

Greece

150,000

90,000

EUR

Hungary*

100,000,000

100,000,000

HUF

Ireland*

500,000

635,000

EUR

Italy

More than 50,000: monthly Intrastat (EC Purchase listing); Less than 50,000: quarterly Intrastat (EC Purchase listing)

More than 50,000: monthly Intrastat (EC Sales listing); Less than 50,000: quarterly Intrastat (EC Sales listing)

EUR

Latvia*

180,000

130,000

EUR

Lithuania*

280,000

200,000

EUR

Luxembourg*

200,000

150,000

EUR

Malta

700

700

EUR

Netherlands

1,000,000

1,200,000

EUR

Poland*

3,000,000

1,500,000

PLN

Portugal*

350,000

250,000

EUR

Romania*

500,000

900,000

RON

Slovak Republic*

200,000

400,000

EUR

Slovenia*

120,000

200,000

EUR

Spain

400,000

400,000

EUR

Sweden

9,000,000

4,500,000

SEK

UK*

1,500,000

250,000

GBP

*The values shown are for the basic reporting thresholds. Higher thresholds exist (for example, statistical value reporting, or a more detailed return).


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