Import Export Support's update for users of Intrastat

  • Port of Hamburg, used by many importers and exporters to the EU
    Port of Hamburg, used by many importers and exporters to the EU
  • Tracey Renshaw, MD of Import Export Support
    Tracey Renshaw, MD of Import Export Support

Action on Intrastat

If your business submits Intrastat reports or uses the UK Trade Info site, we’re highlighting changes that may affect you.

Action this week

Users of UKTradeInfo may know that the site relaunches on Monday 19 October – that’s next Monday. We want to highlight that data you have saved to the site won’t be migrated to the new site, so export and save all the tables you’ll need in the future.
The IT team behind the relaunch are warning of some bugs in the new site, so expect that from Monday the new site may not be 100% reliable and plan accordingly.

Action from 1 January 2021

For businesses who currently make Intrastat reports, it’s important to know you must continue to submit Intrastat reports after January 1 2021, as well as submitting import and export customs declarations for goods crossing the EU border.
For more on this subject, on the HMRC site there’s a useful FAQ document on Intrastat declaration requirements for 2021, including the reports required for trade through NI.
Intrastat FAQ here

I regularly post on the IES blog where there's lots more relevant to the import export business.
IES Blog

Need some advice? Email me, Tracey Renshaw directly at enquiries@importexportsupport.co.uk

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