Tue, 16th July 2024, 10:15am - 1:30pm   Bewick Hall, Level 2, Newcastle City Library, 33 New Bridge Street West Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8AX

Are you overpaying on customs duty?

Do you know how to reclaim your Import VAT?

Don’t get caught out – making sure your records are complete

Are you getting your international trade right?

Are you paying unnecessary costs?

Do you know who bears the risk if something goes wrong?

These are just some of the questions that Ben Bradford from Tees Global will be answering at this event, which will be suitable both for businesses currently importing/exporting and those currently considering it as an way to grow their business .. Ben will be delivering the workshop on behalf of BIPC North East and in his role as BIPC Expert in Residence for the topic. He will also be outlining how he can provide fully funded support to businesses to support their journey into international trade.  Click here to book your place.


Programme for the day:

  • Import/Export: is it right for my business?
  • How it works: Understanding the costs, risk and your responsibilities
  • The importance of commodity codes – Classifying your goods
  • Accounting for Import VAT
  • Customs duty – Can you pay a reduced rate of duty?
  • Record keeping requirements
  • What Support is Available?

This event is funded by North East Combined Authority through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.

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The North of Tyne Combined Authority is a partnership of three local authorities: Newcastle City Council, North Tyneside Council, and Northumberland County Council and the North of Tyne Elected Mayor. The UK Shared Prosperity Fund is a central pillar of the UK government’s Levelling Up agenda and provides £2.6 billion of funding for local investment by March 2025. The Fund aims to improve pride in place and increase life chances across the UK investing in communities and place, supporting local business, and people and skills. For more information, visit https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/uk-shared-prosperity-fund-prospectus

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