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Andrew Goodall

UK backs customs agents facing Brexit capacity challenge

The UK government will invest £8 million to help customs intermediaries expand to meet “potential capacity challenges” in the event of a no-deal Brexit. A package of measures will include support for training and increased automation for customs brokers, freight forwarders, and fast parcel operators, according to a joint October 22 release issued by HM Revenue & Customs and HM Treasury.

My news story for Worldwide Tax Daily, published by Tax Analysts on October 24 (paywall). This story was also published in the October 29 edition of Tax Notes International::

U.K. Backs Customs Agents Facing Brexit Capacity Challenge

EU, UK Leaders Willing to Extend Brexit Transition Period

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said an extension of the Brexit transition period “probably will happen,” after UK Prime Minister Theresa May said it was an option that had emerged in the Brexit talks.

My news story for Worldwide Tax Daily, published by Tax Analysts on October 19 (paywall). This story was also published in the October 22 edition of Tax Notes International:

EU, U.K. Leaders Willing to Extend Brexit Transition Period