Plastic Packaging Tax Liability Calculator

Our online calculator is designed to give your business an indicative cost forecast for the Plastic Packaging Tax

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Plastic Packaging Tax Liability Calculator

This calculator is designed to give your business an indicative cost forecast for the Plastic Packaging Tax, which was implemented in April 2022. Elements of this legislation may change and may affect a business’s liability and how these forecasts are calculated. We will endeavour to update this calculator to reflect the current HMRC guidance as and when it is released.

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Manufactured Packaging

Q1)

What was your company's total tonnage of manufactured or converted plastic packaging in calendar year 2020?

Q2)

Of this total manufactured or converted plastic packaging, how much contains 30%+ recycled content?

If recycled content is unknown, assume this figure to be zero.

Q3)

What was your company's total tonnage of manufactured or converted plastic packaging in calendar year 2020?

Please ensure any exported transit/tertiary packaging is excluded from this figure.

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Imported Packaging

Q4)

What was your company's total tonnage of imported primary and secondary plastic packaging in calendar year 2020?

This figure should include any plastic packaging which is imported empty, as well as any that is imported packed with products. Please ensure any imported transit/tertiary packaging is excluded from this figure. zero.

Q5)

Of this total manufactured or converted plastic packaging, how much contains 30%+ recycled content?

If recycled content is unknown, assume this figure to be zero.

Q6)

Of this total imported primary and secondary plastic packaging, how much is subsequently exported outside of the UK?

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Plastic Packaging Tax Liability Forecast

Total Taxable Tonnes:

Total Direct Tax Liability:

Please note this forecast is an initial estimate for your Plastic Packaging Tax liability based on current draft legislation which may change before the implementation date. This forecast also does not account for any indirect costs that may be incurred by your business from UK based suppliers passing their incurred costs down supply chains.

If you are interested in discussing the Plastic Packaging Tax and how it impacts your business in more detail, please contact us at info@valpak.co.uk or call our dedicated Contact Centre on 03450 682 572.