Brexit Assessment – Customs & VAT

New rules for businesses that trade with Europe have arrived. This means that since 1 January 2021, all businesses that move goods between Great Britain and countries in the EU need to follow new customs and tax rules.

For a one-time and pre-agreed fee, we can provide you with peace of mind, that you understand the options available to your business in relation to the new Brexit related customs and tax regulations for moving goods between the UK and EU.

Who this service is for

Are you ready for the new systems, or are you confused and would like to have someone to assess your business and advise on the options available to you?
Key benefits

  • Connect with an experienced lawyer quickly and simply
  • Get a qualified opinion on your issue/s
  • Upfront and transparent pricing

What happens after purchase?

Your lawyer will onboard you (KYC, conflicts checks, and client care letter - if applicable)
You send supporting material to the lawyer ahead of the meeting
Consultation takes place
Lawyer sends an email to summarize high level points from the conversation and quotes for any further work required
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FAQ’s

What the service will cover
  1. Initial 30 minute call to outline your business circumstances and requirements for consideration.
  2. To briefly advise on the contractual and commercial considerations, with respect to business activities in the EU and relationship with the UK with a particular focus on customs & VAT. You would like to be able to assess 3 European countries (for example; Germany, Netherlands and Ireland). The idea is to be able to assess whether on not to incorporate in the EU.
  3. Assuming you do choose to incorporate in the EU or choose another option (JV / Franchise/distribution/agency agreement etc), in one of the above three countries, you would like to know how much would the service cost for setting up, and for the lawyer to negotiate and communicate in that country on your behalf, and what may be the ongoing annual expense (and admin requirements) ongoingly thereafter.
What the service excludes
  • Any items outside the scope of the ‘Included’ description above.
  • Detailed steps on moving your business to another geographical location.
  • Any further tax advice.
  • Review of your business Terms of Business and any other contractual arrangements in place.
  • Due diligence of your business operations, employee contractual terms and supplier chains in particular if you choose to transfer your business operations.
  • Assistance with the transfer of your business.

The service is offered under the assumption that:

  • If the information is not apparent, or available on your website, you will be able to provide us with a description of your business and products/services and relevant arrangements already in existence.
What you need to provide

The first step after the purchase will be to provide verification of your identity and supply the following documentation so your adviser can carry out their ‘Know Your Customer’ (KYC) and ‘Anti-Money Laundering’ (AML) checks. Please have the following at hand but note that this may not be a complete list:

    • Company name, VAT number (if applicable), registration number
    • Key contacts and associated contact details including email and mobile
    • The names and home addresses of all directors
    • Home utility bill (no more than 3 months old) and passport for every person who owns or controls more than 25% of the voting rights of your business
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Beáta Dunn
ReGen Law

0203 322 8205

I am finance, banking, corporate and commercial lawyer with more than 20 years of experience. I have...

£450.00 +VAT

Sold By: Beáta Dunn

20 years experience across

Financial Services

Working with

  • Microbusiness (up to 10 Employees)
  • Medium-sized business (up to 50 employees)

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Beáta Dunn
ReGen Law

0203 322 8205

I am finance, banking, corporate and commercial lawyer with more than 20 years of experience. I have...

£450.00 +VAT

Sold By: Beáta Dunn

20 years experience across

Financial Services

Working with

  • Microbusiness (up to 10 Employees)
  • Medium-sized business (up to 50 employees)

Not sure what you’re looking for?  Let us match you with a legal advisor