Government News and Updates

We have been sent the following Government updates, please read the full details below.

Pay your tax bill by Certificate of Tax Deposit

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How to pay tax with deposits, get an up to date valuation of your certificate and check how much interest you have earned.

Change made:
The guidance has been updated to explain what holders of deposits need to do if the investigation is unlikely to end before the scheme closes on 23 November 2023.

CDS Declaration Completion Instructions for Exports

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This guide provides detailed completion instructions for data elements when making a written export declaration to the Customs Declaration Service (CDS).

Change made:
The ‘Notes’ section of Data Element 7/14 has been updated with further detail on declaration requirements.

Pay Plastic Packaging Tax

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How to pay Plastic Packaging Tax and the time it takes for payments to reach HMRC.

Change made:
Approve a payment through your online bank account has been updated to say that you can select a date to pay, as long as it’s before your payment is due.

HMRC email updates, videos and webinars for employing people

Export Development Guarantee

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Find out about our Export Development Guarantee: its benefits, eligibility criteria and how to apply.

Change made:
An fillable version of the application form has been added.

Time updated:
12:56pm, 1 November 2023

Transporting goods between Great Britain and the EU by RoRo freight: guidance for hauliers

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Guidance for haulage companies and commercial drivers moving accompanied (self-drive) RoRo freight and unaccompanied RoRo freight between Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales) and the European Union.