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Excise Duties and Procedures
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Excise Duties are indirect taxes on the sale or use of specific products such as petrol and diesel, alcoholic drinks and tobacco products. The excise duty is payable regardless of whether they are manufactured in the UK or brought to the UK from another EU member state or imported from a country outside the EU.

This one day course in Customs and Excise is aimed at individuals who are new to or work with Excise products and would like to improve their knowledge.  

This Course is one of six courses that count toward our Level 4 Customs Practitioner Award


Learning outcomes

    • Goods subject to excise duties  
    • UK Excise Laws & Controls
    • Import & export procedures for excise goods
    • UK & EU excise movements via the Excise Movement Control System (EMCS)
    • Excise authorisations for producers & manufacturers
    • Excise & trade facility warehousing
    • Alcohol wholesalers (AWRS)
    • Calculation of excise duties & tax type codes
    • Specific rules for alcohol, tobacco & oil industries
    • Completion of excise returns
    • Excise guarantees
    • Company stock record keeping & accounting
    • Risk management 


Who should attend

The departments within a business that this course would apply to are:

  • Customer Services
  • Shipping
  • Purchasing
  • Accounts and Finance
  • Import Administration
  • Logistics
  • Human Resources
  • PR and Marketing
  • Technical Support
  • Quality and Standards
  • Distribution
  • Legal


Member price - £299 + VAT*

Non-member price - £399 + VAT

*Please note that only Associate, Full and Business Members are eligible for this preferential rate.


Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

This course is CPD certified - 10 points


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Dates and locations

Start Date

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07/11/2019 07/11/2019 London Book Now