Articles from 2011

Customs Valuation of Air Transport Costs

Customs Valuation of Air Transport Costs

28 October 2011

JCCC CIP (11)(87) highlights a common mistake being made by importers that could lead to additional customs duty demands and penalties on airfreight imports.

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Duty Treatment of Clothes Hangers & Other Packaging Costs

Duty Treatment of Clothes Hangers & Other Packaging Costs

28 October 2011

Many imports are packaged in a way to protect them, facilitate transport or add to their marketability. For example, clothing is often imported on hangers, some of this packaging is suitable for repetitive use. The customs classification rule (specifically Rule 5(b)) may give an importer an opportunity to reduce their import costs by allowing the packaging to be classified separately from the imported item.

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Customs Duty- A 60 Second Guide

Customs Duty- A 60 Second Guide

28 October 2011

Customs planning is often seen as a dark art or an unavoidable cost of sourcing overseas. This 60 second guide aims to give you a quick understanding and frame of reference for any deeper research in to customs duty and planning:

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Anti Dumping Duty Updates October 2011

Classification Updates October 2011

Quantifying Customs Risk: Customs Penalties

Quantifying Customs Risk: Customs Penalties

20 September 2011

Businesses thrive on certainty and are keen to understand the risks of customs compliance failures. This understanding can help formulate appropriate procedures and controls within a business.

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Customs Warehousing Temporary Removals

Customs Warehousing Temporary Removals

26 August 2011

HMRC has issued an information paper (CIP (11)71) clarifying the conditions for temporary removal from warehouse and the introduction of a simplified notification procedure for frequent removals.

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Application and Renewal of End Use Applications (and Other Duty Relief)

Application and Renewal of End Use Applications (and Other Duty Relief)

26 August 2011

HMRC have issued an information paper (CIP73) providing guidance on application and renewal of end use authorisations. This guidance is issues against a background of incomplete submissions that are causing delays in the renewal process.

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Wooden Candle Holder

Wooden Candle Holder

26 August 2011

In the form of a set put up for retail sale, consisting of a wooden receptacle, of a square form and with a square-shaped recess to hold a candle without any fixture such as a spike for holding candles, and a candle.

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Cooker (Combined Microwave & Grill)

Cooker (Combined Microwave & Grill)

26 August 2011

An apparatus for cooking food. With dimensions of approximately 31 × 47 × 40 cm and a capacity of 25 litres. It has a housing of stainless steel, a turntable, a safety child lock feature, control buttons and a clock.

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