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Importing

Articles and guides on importing for UK SMEs. Topics covered include: negotiating terms of trade, handling customs, transportation and logistics, tariffs, taxes, and import duties.

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The essential guide to commodity codes and HS categories

In this guide we’ll look at when and why commodity codes are used, what they look like, and how to find the right one for your needs.

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Do I need an import licence?

Import licences are needed for goods the Government does not want to come into Britain unmonitored. Find out whether what you’re importing needs an import licence

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Border Target Operating Model and how it will affect your business

The introduction of the Border Target Operating Model will make it harder for UK businesses to import meat and dairy products.

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What the economic crisis means for small businesses

Experts predict that the current economic crisis will have a significant impact on small businesses – but will it all be negative?

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Importers offered one month extra to adopt new system

Businesses that import are being offered an extra month to move over to the Customs Declaration Service. Here's how to adopt the new system

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Import duty explained

Find out everything you need to know about Import VAT and Customs Duty in this handy Small Business guide

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Import duty and zero VAT rated goods

If I want to import zero VAT-rated goods, will I still have to pay import taxes on them? Where can I find more information about this?

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How to import plants into the UK

Importing plants is a complex process. This guide will walk you through it, with Joe Thompson of Underleaf describing his experiences

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How to import from Turkey to the UK

Total trade in goods between Turkey and the UK totalled £18.1bn in 2021. Here are the steps to consider when importing from this valuable trading partner

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Importing wine from abroad

If you are looking to set up a business where you will be importing wine from abroad, certain VAT and duty rules apply.

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What can I do if I don’t want to trade with Russia?

Can your business still trade with Russia, despite sanctions? Should you even be doing business with Russia given the war in Ukraine? 8 steps to ensure your business stays within the law

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EU import changes – what’s changing from January 1

Anybody who imports from the EU will have to submit paperwork in advance of goods entering the country from January 1 2022. Here's how you can prepare for EU import changes as Brexit restrictions bite

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A guide to getting a small business loan

Everything you need to know on what small business loans are and what types of loan are available for your business.

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Why you need a business bank account

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5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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Business management

How to create good cashflow habits

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