From next January 1 in France the declaration and payment of VAT on import transactions and, in general, exit from a suspensive regime, will no longer take place on the customs declaration, but will be subject to self-liquidation; the obligation involves all taxable persons registered in that country.
We had just written, last week, about a more diplomatic position taken by the EU towards Britain’s defaults and immediately the British government decided to extend once again the controls, so close to the heart of the EU Commission, on imported goods. (more…)
In a statement on March 11, 2021, Michael Gove, Minister of Boris Johnson’s Cabinet Office, announced an extension of all control activities on goods entering the UK, due to the continuing health emergency. But the EU does not agree with this postponement.
The safety of citizens and the single market is a top priority for the EU, which is implementing a new customs security and protection program before the arrival of goods, carried out by a large-scale advance information system, called Import Control System 2 (ICS2).
The transport and dispatching of natural gas has been recognized in the public interest as a consequence of the liberalization of the internal market, with the recognition of Snam Rete Gas S.p.A. (SRG) as the infrastructure manager of the transport network and gas measuring stations.