Government’s fulfilment house register could see hauliers penalised


Government plans to introduce a fulfilment house register in a bid to clamp down on VAT fraud could see road transport operators facing prosecution if they fail to check they are delivering to and from registered fulfilment centres. The aim of the legislation is to prevent non-EU online traders avoiding VAT and duty on goods held in UK warehouses, which the government said costs UK taxpayers £1.5bn a year in lost revenue. Under the proposals, set out in a recently […]