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Preparing for Brexit Custom Controls / Customs Duties

Sligo Chamber Skillnet will host a breakfast briefing on likely customs requirements post-Brexit and what steps businesses operating cross-border are going to have to take.

The event will take place in Sligo Park Hotel on Tuesday 28th February next at 8:00am


Speaker :  Carol Lynch, Partner BDO Customs & International Trade Services - http://www.bdo.ie/en-gb/our-people/carol-lynch


The seminar will focus on the practical customs requirements, namely:


·         Understanding Customs and Import Duty Costs

·         Potential Tariff Rates

·         Import VAT payments

·         Understanding Customs obligations regarding the movement of goods

·         Impact of the introduction of the EU Single Market on January 1 1993 on EU Trade

·         Meaning of a Customs Union

·         Procedures to be applied at Customs Borders and explanation of the customs clearance process

·         Explanation of Import and Export Documentation required by the EU and Irish       Authorities and completion of same

·         Supporting documentation required by Customs

·         Application of the above to the UK if/when trading as a Non-EU Country

·         Understanding the Common Travel Area and potential impact of same

·         Difference between Airports and Seaports vs the Land Border between North and South

·         Practical example regarding exports from Ireland
    - to the UK
    - to Europe through the UK using the Transit Regime

·         Practical example regarding imports into Ireland

·         From the UK

·         Into Ireland from Europe crossing through the UK


RSVP to mary@sligochamber.ie by Friday 24th February 2017