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ALEGRANT Joins the Pledge 1% Movement

ALEGRANT Joins the Pledge 1% Movement and Pledges to Donate 1% of Time to the Community Glasgow, September, 21st, 2023 ALEGRANT announced today that it has joined Pledge 1%, a global movement to create a new normal for companies of all sizes and stages to have a positive social impact through their business. ALEGRANT is…

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Impact of the Harley Davidson Origin Case on Customs Strategy

The Harley Davidson Origin case delivers a very hard decision for businesses. It has an impact on supply chain restructuring, relocation of production and duty optimisation. In some organisations, the Customs strategy and compliance records must be reviewed to meet the new obligations. What is the Harley Davidson Origin case about? In Case T-324/21, Harley-Davidson…

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Brazil Flex Licence: New Border Simplification

Brazilian companies that need licenses to import or export goods have an easier time carrying out their operations. The measure, called the Flex License, simplifies the routine, and reduces costs for companies that need consent (authorization) to trade with other countries.

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EU Carbon Tax & Customs Obligations

The EU Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) nicknamed Carbon Tax, is a set of new regulatory obligations with a new tax on certain goods at import in the EU. In this article, we look at the intricacies of the EU Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) before providing insights and tips to importers and exporters operating…

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EU-UK Post-Brexit Official Documents

Brexit key EU-UK official documents are listed here for those who need easy access to the official sources. Brexit introduced customs requirements and compliance obligations to trade between the UK and the EU. These requirements are grounded in legislations listed hereafter. Quick Brexit Timeline Summaries of Legislation (EU) List of official EU-UK documents Document Published…

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UK Proof of Export Obligations for VAT

Proof of Export for VAT is a challenging area for many exporters. HMRC new guidance is a welcome clarification for UK exporters in particular on the quality of the evidence required for zero rated export. Why is the Proof of Export for VAT important? Proofs of Export is part of the export customs compliance requirements.…

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