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The Customs Declaration Service: a progress update

This report provides an update on HMRC’s progress with the Customs Declaration Service (CDS) since July 2017. We consider the deliverability of the CDS programme and highlight the risks and issues HMRC needs to manage to fully implement CDS by January 2019.

Launch of the NAO – University of Birmingham Tax Centre

The National Audit Office (NAO) and University of Birmingham have announced the establishment of the National Audit Office–University of Birmingham Tax Centre – a collaboration to inform improvements in the administration of the tax system.   The NAO-University of Birmingham Tax Centre will bring together both practical and academic expertise using economic, financial and legal evidence, … Read more

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The Customs Declaration Service

HMRC has made progress in developing the new customs system, which was part of its existing programme, but it may need to be ready much earlier than originally planned if there is no agreement extending timescales on the transition to any new customs arrangements

Published:
13 Jul 2017

The Customs Declaration Service

HMRC has made progress in developing the new customs system, which was part of its existing programme, but it may need to be ready much earlier than originally planned if there is no agreement extending timescales on the transition to any new customs arrangements