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13/05/2024 - 29/05/2024 NB THIS EVENT HAS PASSED

FOCUS ON EXPORT - Customs Compliance - 29th May Merits Kildare

Merits, Devoy Pk, Naas, W91 FE8V Co Kildare

This programme will cover the essentials of export and import customs compliance, with a particular focus on Post-Brexit trade between Ireland, Northern Ireland and Great Britain.

Participants will learn how tariffs work and the need to correctly classify goods. The programme will also help participating companies to brainstorm the urgent tasks and applications needed to mitigate costly delays and penalties.

Workshops will be tailored to meet the specific sectors of participating companies and the challenges they face.

The training programme will cover 5 modules:

  • Understanding Customs – background to the role of customs and details of customs-business partnership
  • Customs Concepts: Compliance and Risk – Rules of Origin, Tariffs, Valuation
  • Customs Clearance Processes in Ireland, Northern Ireland and the UK
  • Understanding Special Customs Procedures
  • Customs Authorisations – what is needed in your business and what is best to outsource

Specific areas covered include:

  • Free Trade Agreements
  • The Union Customs Code
  • Rules of Origin, Valuation, Classification
  • Customs Declarations
  • Transit Declarations
  • Becoming an Authorised Economic Operator (AEO)
  • Tariffs, Duty and VAT, Duty
  • Deferred Payments and Returned Goods Relief
  • UK Post-Brexit Rules Changes on Goods of Animal Origin

This full-day programme is targeted at businesses importing or exporting goods who need to upskill their team.

Wednesday 29th May at MERITS, Naas  10am - 4:30pm, lunch included If you are celiac, vegan or have a nut allergy, please advise our team 2 workings days before the event.

Further information/How to register

Please contact the event organisers for further information

Claire Dunleavy Email: cdunleavy@kildarecoco.ie

Event organiser website