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Revenue: Brexit to cause customs paperwork chaos

Briefing papers prepared by officials show the scale of disruption that could be caused

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
6th August, 2017

Revenue has predicted that customs declarations of goods will increase from over one million to eight million after Brexit.

Briefing papers prepared by officials show the scale of disruption that could be caused by having a trade border between North and South after Britain leaves the EU.

The Revenue has estimated that the number of import declarations of goods would go from around 735,000 last year to as much as 6.6 million. It has predicted...

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