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The new Plastic Packaging Tax (PPT) came into force on 1 April 2022. If you manufacture or import plastic packaging you must check if you are liable for PPT. You have 30 days to register for the tax from the date you become liable.This update provides the latest information from HMRC on the PPT.Useful information for April:
HMRC is hosting a further round of PPT webinars later this month. These cover the same content as previous webinars but provide the opportunity to put your questions direct to HMRC.
Sign up to the April webinar sessions now or watch recordings of previous sessions via GOV.UK. Webinar recordings include timestamps so you can go straight to your area of interest.
A reminder that two step by step documents are available to assist businesses in understanding the tax and what plastic packaging products are in scope. These now provide additional clarity for importers of plastic packaging:
You can save the step by step guides by clicking on the full screen icon, and then click on the download icon in the top-right of the screen. Alternatively, you can request a copy by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Guidance for PPT is available on HMRC’s collection page. Recent updates include:
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