Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland

Plastic packaging tax

HM Treasury is seeking views on the design of a brand new tax which would apply to businesses that produce or import plastic packaging that doesn’t include at least 30% recycled content, from April 2022.

 

This consultation closes on the 12 May 2019 and can be read here: https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/plastic-packaging-tax

 

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