From April1 2022, companies importing or manufacturing plastic packaging in the UK will be subject to a new tax, Plastic Packaging Tax .
Who is affected ?
- Planning to import or manufacture at least 10 tonnes of plastic in the UK in the next thirty days
- Have imported or manufactured at least 10 tonnes of plastic in the UK in the last 12 months.
How much is the tax ?
The rates applicable to this tax are as follows :
- From the 1stst April 2022 to March 31, 2023 £200 per tonne
- Since the 1ster April 2023 : £210.82 per tonne