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Plastic Packaging Tax


From April 2022 companies which import or manufacture plastic packaging may be obligated under the new Plastic Packaging Tax

HMRC Plastics Tax – who is it for?

Does your business import or manufacture plastic packaging? If the answer is YES, you are subject to The Plastics Tax Regulations that are being introduced in 2022 to encourage the use of recycled content in packaging.

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Biffpack– Plastic Tax Experts

Here at Biffa, we can help you comply with the Regulations. Our expert compliance team are on hand to offer assistance with:

  • Expert help, advice, and guidance to determine your responsibilities under the regulations
  • Flexible service provisions – Choose from a range of data-management options, from bespoke templates to completing the quarterly paperwork
  • Keep your costs to a minimum with a comprehensive set fee for the services you need
  • Nominated account manager on hand to answer your queries and ensure your returns are accurate and timely

Our comprehensive return service covers the key steps required to meet compliance:

  • Gathering recycled content data for all the plastic packaging you handle
  • Obtain valid evidence and documentation relating to the recycled content of your packaging
  • Assess if you are handling more than 10 tonnes of packaging a year and are required to register with HMRC
  • Produce quarterly tax returns for submission to HMRC

Join Biffpack today

You don’t have to be a Biffa customer to join Biffpack – membership is open to any business that is obliged to comply with the regulations.


If you would like more information about Plastic Tax Regulations, please complete our simple enquiry form or call the dedicated team on 01494 556 565.

Biffpack Contact

If you would like to receive more information about this service, please complete the simple enquiry form below. We aim to get back to you within 4 business hours.