UK Subsidiary – Restructuring of Supplier Contracts

Supply Chain Restructure Saves £400K PA

A UK subsidiary of a Far East company, 'C' purchases all stock etc. from its parent company but this includes many services which if supplied separately would not attract duty, an example being 'buying' commission.

We are working with the company to restructure its supplier chain and estimate actual duty savings of £400K per annum (based on 12.2% duty being removed from non-dutiable items) once this has been done.

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If you operate a subsidiary business and are looking to increase duty savings, The Customs People can help. Contact us by calling 0161 826 8926, or fill out a contact form and we will get back to you.

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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