Plastic Packaging Tax

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Why is Plastic Packaging Tax important for your business?

The Plastic Packaging Tax (PPT) has been applicable in the UK since April 2022.

  • There are penalties for obligated businesses who do not register
  • The cost for some businesses may be significant

Plastic Packaging Tax like VAT is regulated by His Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

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

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Who does the Plastic Packaging Tax affect?

The Plastic Packaging Tax affects businesses that:

  • Manufacture plastic packaging components in the UK
  • Import plastic packaging into the UK (all businesses will need to track their packaging volumes)
  • Carry out a substantial modification on a piece of plastic packaging
  • Exceed the 10-tonne threshold

These businesses will need to register with HMRC and then submit plastic tax declarations to HMRC on a quarterly basis.

Where packaging is exempt, exported, or not liable, businesses will need to provide supporting evidence and declare accordingly.

Please note: There are exemptions for certain types of plastic packaging. These are complex, but ERP can help!

Find out if your business is affected:
Complete our online helpful enquiry form and a member of our team will get back to you.

To help you understand Plastic Packaging Tax a little better download our Factsheet below.

What can ERP Data Services do for your business?

Our data services team will guarantee accurate data submissions ensuring that you are both compliant with all the regulations and that you are making the correct payments.

Have you got all the data you need to make the returns required for Plastic Packaging Tax?

The cost of complying with these environmental regulations is based on the type and weight of plastic packaging your company manages.

Accurate data submissions ensure that you are both compliant with the regulations and making the correct payments.

ERP UK’s data services will help you manage data submissions, giving you the peace-of-mind needed when dealing with environmental regulations.

Plastic Packaging Tax summary page

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

Why chose ERP?

Our expert-level knowledge coupled with a three-step process achieves the outcome your business will require:

Our three-step process:

1. Analyse and plan

Review your product data and supplier information. Identify in and out-of-scope packaging components and create a bespoke data collection plan.

2. Collect and verify

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

3. Calculate and report

Use your product data and our database to perform the necessary calculations. Create quarterly Plastic Packaging Tax reports and methodology reports. Support in the event of an HMRC PPT audit.

Downloadable Plastic Packaging Tax FACTSHEET

To download our Plastic Packaging Tax factsheet PDF, please fill in these basic details.

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