• accise e imposte di consumo,  compliance e AEO,  energie rinnovabili

    Aid of State, hydrogen, PNRR and Italian Scheme

    The European Commission has approved the Italian scheme to support investments for the use of hydrogen in industrial processes. This approval is encompassed into the public policy aiming to foster the green transition towards a net-zero economy, in compliance with the Green Deal Industrial Plan. It is declared in the press release published on 30 January 2024 “…Approved €550 million Italian State aid scheme to support investments for the use of hydrogen in industrial processes to foster the transition to a net-zero economy…”. The EU Commission,  indeed, considered the Italian scheme is necessary, appropriate and proportionate to accelerate the green transition and facilitate the development of certain economic activitiesrequired for…

  • circular economy,  compliance e AEO

    EU Customs reform, AEO and trusted operators scheme

    The Commission working document “ Accompanying the document Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing the Union Customs Code and the European Union Customs Authority, and repealing Regulation (EU) No 952/2013…” finds out the need to implement the scheme of the AEO (trusted and checked operators) by following the following areas: ‒ AEO traders can operate under a trust and check approach if they have their electronic system interacting with the customs’ systems on a constant basis and thereby allowing customs to have access to all relevant data directly from the operators’ systems. They can self-monitor the compliance of their goods and calculate and…

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    The next Union Customs code and the customs action plan

    The new Union Customs Code is the answer to CAP (Customs Action Plan) by which the EU reacts to this problem: the current customs system is burdensome for legitimate trade. And customs authorities struggle in their mission to protect the EU, its financial interests, citizens, enterprises, the Single Market, and the environment. In particular, there are the points highlighted: Customs authorities struggle in their mission to protect the EU; Compliance with customs formalities is burdensome for legitimate trade; The customs model is not fit for e-commerce; Limited data quality, access, and analysis; Member States diverge significantly in the application of the customs rules. In particular, the working document reports that:…

  • circular economy,  compliance e AEO

    The context of the new Union Customs Code: the next challenges of the customs

      The Commission staff working document impact assesment report “Accompanying the document Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing the Union Customs Code and the European Union Customs Authority, and repealing Regulation (EU) No 952/2013” has been published on 22.05.2023 and defines the context where the new Union Customs Code will be placed. This context is the Custom Union founded in 1968 which manages the external border of the EU by enforcing the rules governing the cross-border movement of goods, including by imposing a common tariff on goods imported from third countries. Customs traditionally collect customs duties and other taxes on imports and are…