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Growing Number of VAT-fraud Cases in e-Commerce
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Growing Number of VAT-fraud Cases in e-Commerce

The Belgian Customs Authority has recently reported a growing number of fraud cases with importing goods from countries like China concerning import duties and VAT.

Dutch Customs Authority Postpones Implementation of CVB
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Dutch Customs Authority Postpones Implementation of CVB

To make sure said discrepancies no longer appear Dutch Customs is implementing a new procedure. With this new procedure, it is no longer possible to make an import...

Johnson Back in Office, But Brexit Negotiations Not on Track
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Johnson Back in Office, But Brexit Negotiations Not on Track

Boris Johnson has spent several weeks recovering from coronavirus, after spending time in the hospital and even three nights at the ICU. On Monday he returned back to...

Customs Value - What is it and How Do You Calculate It?
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Customs Value - What is it and How Do You Calculate It?

The customs value is the value that is used to determine how much customs duties you need to pay when importing goods into the European Union.

Will British Companies Be Ready for Brexit? We Sure Are!
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Will British Companies Be Ready for Brexit? We Sure Are!

With all eyes on the coronavirus, you would almost forget the United Kingdom is leaving the European  Customs Union at the end of this year. The British Chamber of...

A Quarantained World. What Will the Markets Do?
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A Quarantained World. What Will the Markets Do?

With the exception of just a few countries, the whole world is in lockdown mode or slowly coming out of that. While production in other regions is still down or slowed by...

Corona Update: The Impact on the Import and Export of Fruits and Vegetables
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Corona Update: The Impact on the Import and Export of Fruits and Vegetables

Kevin van den Berg is a team leader at Customs Support. His department is specialized in fruits and vegetables. They support importers and exporters, for example by...

Fiscal Representation and Requirements for Sales Invoices
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Fiscal Representation and Requirements for Sales Invoices

If you use (limited) fiscal representation when importing goods, and those goods are sold to a third party immediately after importing them, the sales invoice needs to be...

The Impact of Coronavirus on Europe's Main Ports
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The Impact of Coronavirus on Europe's Main Ports

The effect of the coronavirus pandemic is felt across Europe. Freight volumes are starting to go down and empty containers are in the wrong place.