Navigating your way through the rules and regulations set by HMRC can sometimes be challenging. EHD are here to help - please find a compilation of the most frequently asked questions below. If you can't find the answer you're looking for, please don't hesitate to contact us.
A bonded warehouse, or bond, is a building or other secured area in which dutiable goods may be stored, manipulated, or undergo manufacturing operations without payment of duty. It may be managed by the state or by private enterprise.
If you sell alcohol to another business after the point at which duty is due, you may need to apply for approval for the Alcohol Wholesaler Registration Scheme (AWRS). HMRC introduced this scheme to tackle alcohol fraud.
WOWGR stands for Warehousekeepers and Owners of Warehoused Goods Regulations. A WOWGR allows a business to move beers and spirits, with the payment of duty suspended, from one bonded warehouse to another.
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Locke-King Vaults offers a unique facility, rivalling the best conditions in the United Kingdom to store wine, all within close proximity to London. Please contact us for more information on fine wine storage.
The current alcohol duty rates have been in place since 2019 as the Chancellor froze all alcohol duty in March 2020. You can find the rates on wine, cider, beer and spirits on the government website.