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TaxFax Brexit Updates

9 October 2020 – Revenue Brexit Webinars – recordings now available


2 October 2020 – Commission sends letter of formal notice to the UK for breaching its obligations under the Withdrawal Agreement


2 October 2020 – Revenue contact businesses raising concerns about level of Brexit readiness


25 September 2020 – Tánaiste urges businesses to get ready for inevitable change


18 September 2020 – Institute submission on the taxation provisions in the General Scheme of the 2020 Brexit Omnibus Bill


18 September 2020 – Brexit seminars – Revenue booklet on information sessions on 5 and 6 October


11 September 2020 – Government publishes Brexit Readiness Action Plan and General Scheme of the 2020 Brexit Omnibus Bill


4 September 2020 – Brexit Update: EU Brexit Chief Negotiator addresses IIEA and General Scheme for new 2020 Brexit Omnibus Bill expected


14 August 2020 – Commission proposes to amend VAT rules to accommodate trade with Northern Ireland after the transition period


24 July 2020 – July Jobs Stimulus announced


10 July 2020 – Commission adopts “readiness” Communication for end of Brexit transition period


3 July 2020 – Commission Statement on negotiations between the EU and the UK


19 June 2020 – EU-UK Statement on intensifying Brexit talks


12 June 2020 – UK formally confirms it will not consider an extension of the transition period


22 May 2020 – UK publishes paper on Northern Ireland Protocol of the Withdrawal Agreement


17 April 2020 – Joint statement by EU and UK negotiators


20 March 2020 – Commission publishes draft legal agreement for the future EU-UK partnership


28 February 2020 – European Commission receives mandate to begin negotiations with the UK


7 February 2020 – Part 15 of the Brexit Withdrawal Act is commenced


31 January 2020 – European Commission publishes Q&A on Brexit


24 January 2020 – EU Council and Commission Presidents sign Brexit Withdrawal Agreement


10 January 2020 – Updated Budget 2020 growth forecast for 2020 to take account of the extension to the Brexit timeline


1 November 2019 – Extension of Article 50 deadline


18 October 2019 – Brexit Withdrawal Agreement


11 October 2019 – Brexit and practical issues on preparing for Customs


8 October 2019 – Budget 2020 TaxFax


4 October 2019 - Customs and Preparing for Brexit Event – Summary of Revenue’s Key Points on Preparing for Customs


20 September 2019 - Minister Donohoe addresses Budgetary Oversight Committee on Budget 2020 and Brexit preparations 


13 September 2019 - Duty-free shopping


30 August 2019 - HMRC automatically issues EORI numbers to 80,000 businesses 


23 August 2019 - Brexit preparations: Government highlights nine steps for business 


9 August 2019 - New initiative to help businesses build custom capacity post-Brexit 


19 July 2019 - Revenue intensifying engagement with businesses on preparations for Brexit


29 March 2019 - Brexit: ESRI Report on the impact of a 'deal' and 'no-deal' scenarios


15 March 2019 - Brexit – Revenue updates


1 March 2019 - Government publishes further information to prepare for Brexit


22 February 2019 - Government publishes Brexit Omnibus Bill


22 February 2019 - Revenue issues press release on businesses preparations for Brexit


15 February 2019 - Institute seeks enhancements to the VAT deferral scheme for imports post-Brexit


8 February 2019 - Government agrees VAT measure to mitigate cash-flow burden post-Brexit


8 February 2019 - Revenue writing to businesses about preparations for Brexit


25 January 2019 - Government publishes draft Brexit ‘No Deal’ legislation


20 December 2018 - Contingency Plans for a No-Deal Brexit