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On Monday 17 June 2013 we advised of a delay in the go live date for the Trade Single Window (from 1 July 2013 to 1 August 2013), and that we were seeking to defer the commencement date for related increases to Customs transaction fees and the Biosecurity System Entry Levy to 1 August.
There has been a short delay to the planned go live for the first phase of the Joint Border Management System (JBMS). This was planned for 1 July and will now take place on 1 August.
From 1 July 2013, Customs will be collecting a Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Goods) Levy on goods containing hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) and perfluorocarbons (PFCs) under the Climate Change Response Act 2002 and the Climate Change (SGG Levies) Regulations 2013.
From 1 July 2013, the industry-funded levy for heavy steel under the Heavy Engineering Research Levy Act will increase from $5 to $10 for each tonne.
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