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Taxation (Post-transition Period) Bill

Statement made on 8 December 2020

Statement UIN HCWS628


The Government has today tabled resolutions for the Taxation (Post-transition Period) Bill as part of its preparations for the end of the Transition Period.

The Bill will take forward changes to the tax system to support the smooth continuation of business across the UK. It will ensure legislation required for the purposes of VAT and customs and excise duties to support the practical implementation of the Northern Ireland Protocol is in place by the end of the Transition Period. It will also implement further changes to the tax system which are required ahead of the end of the Transition Period, including the introduction of a new system for collecting VAT on cross-border goods.

The Government will introduce Finance Bill legislation in the spring, following the next Budget in the usual way.

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Taxation (Post-transition Period) Bill
Lord Agnew of Oulton
Minister of State
Conservative, Life peer
Statement made 8 December 2020