Indie publishers fearful of no deal as HMRC issues Brexit advice

Indie publishers fearful of no deal as HMRC issues Brexit advice

Indie publishers say they are fearful of a no deal Brexit, with one warning it could relocate to Canada, as HMRC sent out letters this week giving advice on what to do if Britain crashes out of the EU.

The letter, entitled “Leaving the EU: actions for your business to take now to be ready for no deal”, includes tips on making customs declarations and changes to paying import VAT. HMRC said it had sent out the letters this month to 145,000 businesses in the UK that are VAT registered and importing or exporting with the EU. Despite that, most of the presses contacted by The Bookseller had no...

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