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Business Secretary Alok Sharma has written to businesses with guidance on changes to customs declarations after 31 December.

Here’s the advice that he shared with businesses:


If you buy goods for your business from EU countries and bring them into the UK, or if you sell goods to customers in EU countries, you will need to make customs declarations for your goods from 1 January 2021.


If you plan to trade with businesses in EU countries from 1 January 2021, you need to take these actions now:

When you make customs declarations, you will need to accurately record where goods have come from. If you do not provide the correct information, you may be charged the wrong amount of tax or duty and you may have to pay a penalty.


For businesses moving goods between Northern Ireland and Great Britain there is support available to help:

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