Customs Broker Licences
The Customs Act 1901 (Customs Act) provides that only the owner of goods or a customs broker licenced by the Comptroller-General of Customs for the Department of Home Affairs (the
Repacking or Consolidating: Procedures
Repacking and consolidating transshipped containerised sea cargo into a new container while the goods are under customs control. You can also consolidate transshipped goods that ar
Transshipment: The Movement Of Goods
Transshipment , the movement of goods from an importing ship or aircraft to another ship or aircraft for shipment overseas. Duties and taxes are not payable on transshipped goods.
Tax Incentives Available to Ship Operators
There are a range of tax incentives that may be available in respect of operations associated with the Australian shipping industry. The incentives are designed to encourage invest
What is the Harmonised System of Codes in Respect of Trade Goods?
The Harmonised System is a framework of codes and descriptions used to identify all tradeable goods. At the international level, the Harmonised System comprises 97 chapters with as
Extension of Bio Security Measures for Cruise Ships Entering Australian Ports
Although COVID is tapering out, it is still present so an extension of bio security measures has been applied. The Government announced the extension of the human biosecurity
Chinese Export tariffs on Australian Businesses
It is no hidden secret that there have been rising tensions between China and Australia regarding the Chinese Export tariffs imposed on Australian companies. China’s Ministry of