Who will this affect?

Any companies who manufacture or import plastic packaging.

  • Businesses meeting or exceeding a 10-tonne threshold
    • Companies will need to register with HMRC
  • Exemptions for some types of packaging, plastic packaging with an evidenced recycled content of 30% or more
    • Companies will still be required to report to HMRC

Find out if your business is affected?

Complete our straight forward online Enquiry Form

What we can do for your business

  • Contact suppliers on your behalf
  • Gather the required information quickly and efficiently
  • Identify: in scope, out of scope, and exempt packaging
  • Identify: what packaging has a recycled content of 30% or greater
  • Confirm if you are under, meet or exceed the 10-tonne tax threshold
  • Determine your Plastic Packaging Tax liability
  • Provide a bespoke report to accurately complete HMRC tax declarations
  • Upon request of HMRC, produce supporting evidence for all exemptions and recycled content declarations
  • Identify suppliers which contribute the most to your liabilities for future targeted packaging improvements

Speak to us today or fill out our basic enquiry form

E-mail: ukplasticpackagingtax@erp-recycling.org
Tel: 020 3142 6452 (Option 5)

Find out how ERP can support your business by completing our Enquiry Form.

Plastic Packaging Tax summary page

We have summarised all the important factors you should take into consideration on our Plastic Packaging Summary Page


*Download the printable Plastic Packaging Tax overview PDF document

Why choose ERP

Our Data Services team are experts in data collection having helped companies for over 2 decades

We follow a unique 3 step process:

1. Analyse and plan
Review your product data & supplier information

  • Identify in & out of scope packaging components
  • Create a bespoke data collection plan

2. Collect & verify

  • Contact your suppliers to collect data
  • Check data quality
  • Gather & hold evidence in line with HMRC requirements

3. Calculate & report
We will use your product data & our database to perform the necessary calculations

  • Quarterly Plastic Packaging Tax reports
  • Methodology report
  • Support in the event of an HMRC PPT audit

Plastic Packaging Tax Enquiry Form

To find out how our data services can support your business with Plastic Packaging Tax, please complete our enquiry form.

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