Intrastat returns: important changes

Submitting Intrastat declarations from 1 April 2012: a reminder

Who needs to read this?

All businesses that provide Intrastat returns to HMRC Trade Statistics.

What will businesses need to do from 1 April 2012?

  • Submit your March 2012 return by 21 April 2012. From then on, all Intrastat Supplementary Declarations must be made by the 21st day of the month.
  • Provide all Intrastat Supplementary Declarations using electronic methods, eg online form, Comma Separated Value (CSV) file format or Electronic Data Interchange (EDI).

Where can I get more information?

You can find out more about making Intrastat declarations on the uktradeinfo website.

You can also contact the HMRC Customer Service Helpdesk on [email protected] quoting 'Intrastat 2012' or telephone 01702 367248.