HMRC to review excise supply chain penalties


 

HM Revenue & Customs has confirmed it is holding an internal review of its approach to enforcement relating to firms involved in the excise supply chain. The review, a report on which will be published next March, will “address stakeholder concerns that the application of current law relating to excise liability and wrongdoing can have a disproportionate effect on legitimate businesses,” HMRC confirmed in a statement. The move follows criticism from the United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) over the ‘draconian’ […]