No-Deal Brexit means the UK would leave the single market and Customs Union with immediate effects for UK businesses that import or export goods to or from the EU. Have you even started preparing?
Brexit will expose 145,000 traders to Customs formalities for the first time creating an additional 200 million declarations per year. How, when and where you submit those declarations is the key to achieve the smoothest UK-EU-UK supply chain post-Brexit.
What can unprepared businesses practically do at this stage? For businesses who’ve done some planning, have all areas been considered? And for those who’ve yet done nothing, hoping we would never get to this stage, how can they still prepare?
It’s critical for businesses to understand the specific impacts on their operating model.
The UK left the European Union at 23:00 GMT on 31 January, but that is not the end of the Brexit story. The transition (sometimes called the implementation period) is due to last until 31 December 2020. Are you prepared for the end of the transition period?
If not use DADA’s interactive guide below and our flashcard as part of your initial Brexit Readiness Audit.
DADA offers clients a dedicated Brexit advisory service, which is tailored to specific requirements. Download our flashcard to kick-start your initial Brexit Readiness Audit.
Have you undertaken a Trade Impact Assessment to understand the impact of Brexit and the consequences to your business. Companies, even at this stage, can mitigate some impacts through carrying out a trade and tax impact assessment.
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Additional HMRC resources
The UK government has also made a range of guidance available online:
|HMRC letters on a “no deal” Brexit|
|Partnership pack||Partnership pack: preparing for changes at the UK border after a ‘no deal’ Brexit|
|Advice for businesses only trading with the EU||HMRC letters on a “no deal” Brexit advice for businesses only trading with the EU|
|Advice for businesses trading with the EU and/or the rest of the world||HMRC letters on a “no deal” Brexit advice for businesses trading with the EU and/or the rest of the world|
|Exporters from UK to EU|
|Placing manufactured goods on the EU internal market if there’s no Brexit deal||Implications for UK products being sold in the EU|
|Trading and moving goods from the UK to the EU if the UK leaves the EU with no deal||Summary guidance for exporters from the UK|
|Get your business ready to export from the UK to the EU after Brexit||Checklist for exporters from the UK|
|TRACES registration guide||Registering to become a user of TRACEs|
|Exporting animals and animal products in a no-deal Brexit||What you’ll need to export animals, products of animal origin and animal by-products in a no-deal Brexit.|
|Moving and declaring excise goods in a no-deal Brexit||In a no-deal Brexit, there’ll be changes to how you move and declare excise goods (alcohol, tobacco and certain oils).|
|Get an EORI number||You need an EORI number to move goods into or out of the EU (including the UK).|
|Customs declarations for goods taken out of the EU||How to make export declarations if you trade with non-EU countries, or if you trade with EU countries after a no-deal Brexit.|
|Find out if you can use the CTC||You may be able to use the Common Transit Convention (CTC) to simplify how your goods pass through customs and when your importer pays customs duties.|
|VAT IT system rules and processes in a no-deal Brexit||Changes to the way you pay or reclaim VAT if the UK leaves EU-wide VAT IT systems.|
|Transport goods out of the UK by road: step by step||Step by step guide on how to transport goods commercially if you’re driving from the UK to or through Europe.|
|Importers to UK from EU|
|Placing manufactured goods on the UK market if there’s no Brexit deal||Implications for EU products being sold in the UK|
|Trading and moving goods from the EU to the UK if the UK leaves the EU with no deal||Summary guidance for importers to the UK|
|Get your business ready to import from the EU to the UK after Brexit||Checklist for importers to the UK|
|Register for simplified import procedures if the UK leaves the EU without a deal||Simplified procedures allow businesses to complete some documentation and settle VAT and duties away from the port|
|Call-off and Consignment Stock||The Intrastat treatment of goods used for call-off stock and consignment stock in another EU Member State|
|‘No-Deal’ import tariffs||Import tariffs under a ‘No-Deal’ scenario|
|Guidance Importing animals and animal products if there’s no Brexit deal||Importing animals, animal products, high-risk food and feed not of animal origin if there’s a no-deal Brexit|
|Provide information about the customs value of goods being imported (C105A)||Use form C105A to declare information used to establish the customs value, which is used to calculate import VAT and Customs Duty.|
|VAT for businesses if there’s no Brexit deal||VAT rules for goods and services traded between the UK and EU member states under ‘No-Deal’|
|Guidance on customs procedures|
|Declaring your goods at customs if the UK leaves the EU without a deal||Summary guidance on customs procedures|
|Using customs procedures if the UK leaves the EU without a deal||Details of customs authorisations that can simplify port procedures|
|Changes to your customs authorisations if the UK leaves the EU without a deal||Businesses that already use customs authorisations may also be affected if there is no deal|
|Moving goods to and from the EU through roll on roll off ports or the Channel Tunnel||How port procedures will work in the event of no deal|
|Moving and declaring excise goods if the UK leaves the EU without a deal||Additional actions for traders in excise goods|