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Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Goods) Levy rate changes
New levy rates will apply to the Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Goods) Levy on 1 January 2018.
New levy rates and additional goods will apply to the Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Goods) levy on 1 January 2018. The Climate Change (Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Levies) Amendment Regulations 2017 (Schedule 2) provide the levy rate changes and expands the levy to some new goods and gases.
Customs collects the levy on imported goods containing hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) and perfluorocarbons (PFCs), including fridges, freezers, heat pumps, air-conditioners, and refrigerated trailers.
Synthetic greenhouse gas goods imported after midnight on 31 December 2017 will be subject to the new rates.
For further information contact Customs on 0800 786 (0800 4 CUSTOMS).