New plastic tax legislation: 9 things you need to know

HMRC has today published draft primary legislation and a policy paper on the introduction of a new plastic packaging tax, which will take effect from April 2022. Here’s what you need to know

by Conor McGlone
It is hoped the tax will stimulate increased levels of plastic recycling. Photograph: Massimo Borchi/Getty Images
It is hoped the tax will stimulate increased levels of plastic recycling. Photograph: Massimo Borchi/Getty Images

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