Customs Audit

As experienced Customs specialists we can help you when the time comes to review your current Customs system. We can address areas where we believe you can save money, ensuring your business is compliant with HMRC regulations, and conduct thorough assessments of your business's current Customs and Duty practice.

Members of our team have been trained to the same standards as HMRC experts, so we know exactly what HMRC look for whenever they conduct assessments or investigations. Our expertise allows us to assist companies with Customs compliancy as well as save you money wherever possible.

We investigate several aspects of your importing/exporting business and our bespoke service includes:

  • Reviewing current business structure;
  • Addressing areas for improvement, identifying opportunities and providing guidance and assistance in achieving compliancy and efficiency;
  • Prepare for, plan for and meet specific standards set by HMRC;
  • Prepare audit and transaction trails;
  • Assessment reviews and, where necessary, representing businesses in front of HMRC and taking appeals to tribunal.

Contact Us

If you would like your current Customs structure reviewing by a team who are dedicated to getting the best from HMRC's systems for businesses, speak to The Customs People today. Call us on 0161 82 68 926.

Success Stories

  • "Company 'O' was able to increase the value of sales made to its customer within the contract price after taking advantage of End-Use relief. This meant the initial $3.5million import in a 25 year contract was VAT and duty free."

    Canadian Company 'O' -
  • "Cotton importer 'G' was at risk of losing money through the use of a wrong commodity code - this meant instead of 0% duty, 8% was applied, landing them with a bill of £80,000. Our investigations led to the assessment being waived, and the bill being cancelled."

    Cotton Importer -
  • "Company 'R' took advantage of our planning advice and structured purchases to ensure they were making the most of their options. Advice given included audit trail help, and anti-dumping duty guidance. "

    UK Company 'R' -
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Who We Help

Our clients are both importers and exporters in a wide range of areas, including textiles, heavy manufacturing and food, and we help them all to approach the customs process in the best way for their business.

Customs Services

Our services vary from in-house training to transaction advice and help planning for a HMRC visit - click here to find out more.

AEO Services

AEO accreditation is a kitemark stamp of integrity, and our expert team can help you to secure it for your business, opening up a wider world of business opportunity.