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Plastic Packaging Tax FAQ'sPlastic Packaging Tax FAQ's

January 2022

The HMRC has released Plastic Packaging Tax (PPT) FAQ’s to help companies understand the new legislation. Download here. 

BPIF Cartons responds to the Northern Ireland consultation on the reduction of SUP

Government & Industry
BPIF Cartons responds to the Northern Ireland consultation on the reduction of SUP

January 2022

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs in Northern Ireland has been holding a consultation on proposals for the reduction of the usage of Single-use Plastics (SUPs) in Northern Ireland (NI). The BPIF has responded on behalf of the printing industry.

HMRC guidance for businesses following January customs changes

Government & Industry
HMRC guidance for businesses following January customs changes

January 2022

If you move goods between Great Britain (GB) and countries in the European Union (EU), you might be affected now that full customs controls have come into effect on 1 January 2022.

PLASTIC PACKAGING TAX IN 2021PLASTIC PACKAGING TAX IN 2021

December 2021

This year the BPIF has been lobbying Plastic Packaging Tax (PPT) which comes into force from 1 April 2022.

HMRC Update: Plastic Packaging Tax - Draft secondary legislation consultation & other updatesHMRC Update: Plastic Packaging Tax - Draft secondary legislation consultation & other updates

November 2021

With less than 6 months to go until Plastic Packaging Tax (PPT) comes into force from 1 April 2022, we are providing the below updates to help you continue preparing for the tax’s introduction. We are also sharing recent technical announcements relating to the tax.

ECMA Supply Chain LetterECMA Supply Chain Letter

October 2021

ECMA have compiled a statement which you are welcome to use in your own internal communications and social media streams.

HMRC Plastic Packaging Tax Update: Service Research & PPT Statement with InvoicesHMRC Plastic Packaging Tax Update: Service Research & PPT Statement with Invoices

October 2021

To help continue preparations for the introduction of Plastic Packaging Tax from April 2022, we are sharing two updates below regarding an opportunity to participate in Plastic Packaging Tax research and an important update about PPT statements with invoices.  

HMRC Webinars: Get Ready for Plastic Packaging TaxHMRC Webinars: Get Ready for Plastic Packaging Tax

October 2021

Are you a business that manufactures or imports plastic packaging? If so, sign-up now for ‘HMRC’s Get Ready for Plastic Packaging Tax Webinars’ to learn more about what you need to do before the tax comes into force from 1 April 2022.

 European Carton Prospects Report 2021 European Carton Prospects Report 2021

October 2021

We are delighted to bring you the latest edition of the European Carton Prospects Report 2021.