Challenges of 6 months after Brexit – practical experience

Date: 29 June 2021

Time: 11.00 am CET / 10.00 am BST

Place: Online

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Great Britain ranks third among the largest recipients of Polish goods. In 2018, exports from Poland to the United Kingdom were estimated at almost EUR 14 billion.

To continue the existing intensive cooperation with Great Britain, Poland business must face new trading and tax rules, which can be daunting for entrepreneurs who have no experience in exporting to countries outside the EU customs union. However, help is at hand.

We invite you to the Challenges of 6 months after Brexit – practical experience webinar organized by Pinsent Masons, Kochański&Partners and the British Polish Chamber of Commerce. Our experts will present and discuss the most important changes, challenges for entrepreneurs and will provide substantive support and advice.

The event is addressed to:

  • Polish entrepreneurs who operate on the British market.
  • Polish companies that want to export to the UK.
  • Exporters who would like to enter global markets.

The webinar will take place on June 29, 2021 at 11 a.m. CET.

 

AGENDA

11.00  Welcome

Agata Dziwisz, Partner, Kochański&Partners

Michael Dembinski, Chief Advisor, BPCC

11.05 – 11.45 VAT AND CUSTOMS FORMALITIES AFTER BREXIT (B2B)

Export of goods from Poland to the UK – key formalities for VAT settlements and customs from the Polish perspective

Agata Dziwisz, Partner, Kochanski&Partners

  • The formalities required for the application of 0% VAT and customs preferences when exporting goods from Poland to the UK in terms of B2B (registration in the EU customs systems, customs declarations, the confirmation of the export of goods, confirmation of the origin of goods);
  • Practical steps to be taken to reduce or mitigate the problems (choice of Incoterms trade rules in terms of VAT and customs duties, date of VAT obligation on export and settlement of advance payment for goods, problems of documenting the origin of goods);
  • The role the legal team can play in reducing the practical problems associated with export obligations.
  • problems associated with export obligations.

Import of goods from Poland to the UK – key formalities for VAT settlements and customs from the UK perspective

Stuart Walsh, Partner, Pinsent Masons

  • General rules for importing goods into the UK in terms of VAT and customs (i.e. deferred declarations/full customs declarations, VAT formalities, problems with stoppages at the border);
  • Practical steps which can be taken to reduce problems with import obligations;
  • The role of legal teams in planning and reducing practical problems with import obligations;
  • Compliance obligations in terms of customs clearance.

Q&A session

 

11.45 – 12.15 E-COMMERCE – VAT SETTLEMENTS AND CUSTOMS FORMALITIES AFTER BREXIT – (B2C)

Export of goods from Poland to the UK

Wojciech Śliż, Counsel, Kochanski&Partners

  • The formalities required for the application of 0% VAT and customs preferences when exporting goods from Poland to the UK in terms of B2C sales of goods located in Poland (selling via the marketplace or direct online sales).

Import of goods from Poland to the UK

Stuart Walsh, Partner, Pinsent Masons

  • General rules of importing goods into the UK as a result of B2C sales of goods located in Poland (selling via the marketplace or direct online sales) in terms of VAT and customs;
  • VAT implications of selling goods in the UK by Polish companies via the marketplace or directly via an online store (after the goods are imported from Poland or other EU member state/after the goods are imported from a non-EU member state/if the goods are sold directly from the UK).

Q&A session

12.15 – 13.00 Panel discussion on challenges of 6 months after Brexit – practical experience

Moderator:
Michael Dembinski, Chief Advisor, BPCC

Panelists:
Izabela Stanisławiszyn, Business Development Manager, DHL Parcel Polska
Bartłomiej Kołodziej, Deputy Director of VAT Department, Ministry of Finance

Q&A session

Registration

The webinar will be conducted in English. Participation in the event is free of charge, however registration is necessary to secure your place: registration.

We will confirm each submitted application individually. We reserve the right to refuse participation. In case of questions, feel free to contact us via the following e-mail address: bdm@kochanski.p

Challenges of 6 months after Brexit – practical experience

29 June 2021

11.00 am CET / 10.00 am BST

Online


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