FINAT Managing Director Jules Lejeune has written a further letter to the EU commission regarding the current supply chain crisis due to the paper shortage.
In 7 days the UK Government will introduce a new Plastic Packaging Tax (PPT) on the 1 April 2022. After this time, tax at the rate of £200 per tonne will have to be paid on any plastic packaging that falls within the tax rules. The tax applies when the plastic packaging component does not contain a minimum of 30% recycled content. If you manufacture or import packaging, you will need to take steps to establish your status within the tax.
BPIF Labels have been working very hard behind the scenes regarding the strike action in Finland, and resulting and critical shortages of Label stocks across the UK and Europe.
With European paper supply shortages now hitting the UK print industry, the BPIF has joined forces with Intergraf and FINAT urging the end of strike action at Finnish paper mills.
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The new plastic packaging tax (PPT) will come into force on 1 April this year. The tax will impact the UK Label Industry as labels and backing carriers manufactured from plastic materials come under the scope of the tax. All UK companies who manufacture or import plastic packaging should carry out due diligence to establish their PPT tax status. The tax applies to all plastics that do not contain at least 30% recycled material.
The HMRC releases Plastic Packaging Tax (PPT) FAQ’s to help companies understand the new legislation. Click below to download.
If you move goods between Great Britain (GB) and countries in the European Union (EU), you might be affected now that full customs controls have come into effect on 1 January 2022.
This year the BPIF has been lobbying Plastic Packaging Tax (PPT) which comes into force from 1 April 2022.
Intergraf have partnered with FTA Europe, the association representing the European flexographic printing industry – a key technology for printed packaging, to create a guidance document for food materials legislation.