Thanks to our colleagues at HPC for sharing a list of links that they have found helpful as they have grappled with the challenges of importing and exporting post the end of the transition period.
Check ‘How to Export Goods’ (CHEG) online tool – Businesses that export goods out of the UK should visit the Check How to Export Goods online tool. The tool provides product-specific information about duties, Rules of Origin and customs procedures for over 160 markets around the world. It also provides information about the UK border.
Trade tariff look-up tool – Businesses that import goods into the UK should visit the Trade tariff look-up tool. The tool provides information about tariffs, commodity codes, duties and VAT rates.
Trade with the UK (TWUK) online tool – Businesses that export goods into the UK should visit the Trade with the UK online tool. The tool provides product-specific information about taxes, tariffs, commodity codes and regulations. It also provides dual tariff information for goods going into Northern Ireland.
What is the tariff on [X] from [Y] country?” – https://www.gov.uk/trade-tariff
“I need help classifying my goods” – https://www.gov.uk/guidance/ask-hmrc-for-advice-on-classifying-your-goods or email firstname.lastname@example.org
“I would like to apply for a suspension or relief” – https://www.gov.uk/guidance/duty-suspensions-and-tariff-quotas or email email@example.com
Unfair trade and dumping, please refer here – https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/the-uk-trade-remedies-investigations-process
For any questions on customs procedures, including exporting goods, refer to – https://www.gov.uk/check-duties-customs-exporting
HMRC Customs & International Trade Helpline is the main route for general customs queries – https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/hm-revenue-customs/contact/customs-international-trade-and-excise-enquiries
HMRC National Clearance Hub (supports border movements) – https://www.tax.service.gov.uk/ask-hmrc/webchat/national-clearance-hub?_ga=2.4914225.385385540.1608544068-1409705885.1584696516&_gac=1.54709081.1608648649.CJyU-ofr4e0CFUWOhQod_GoCEg
Foot Note: UK Global Tariffs (UKGT) are collecting feedback on tariffs, so they can learn about its impact and ensure it is working as intended.