Find out about the changes to volume 2 of the printed version of the UK Trade Tariff and Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight (CHIEF).
Please note the following amendments to CHIEF are applicable from 29 October 2018 at 6pm.
Commodity code 240210 00 00 delete value £270.96 in column 3 and replace with £284.76
Commodity codes 240220 10 00 and 240220 90 00 delete the value £221.18 and replace with £234.65
CHIEF has been updated. These changes will appear in the February 19 amendment of the Printed Tariff.
In Volume 1 Part 12 of the printed tariff delete and replace the current values with the ones listed in the tables below:
|Class or description||Tax type code||Duty rate from from 29 October 2018 at 6pm||Minimum Excise Tax|
|Cigarettes||611||An amount equal to the higher of the following alternatives
£228.29 per 1000 cigarettes
16.5% of retail price
£293.05 per 1000 cigarettes
|Cigars||615||£284.76 per kg
The weight for duty is the total weight of the cigar, which may however, exclude any detachable filter or mouthpiece
|Hand rolling tobacco||619||£234.65 per kg||N/A|
|Other smoking tobacco||623||£125.20||N/A|
The above new duty rates come into force from 6pm on 29 October 2018.
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