Brief summary of the plastic packaging recycled content tax proposed

16 MARCH 2020

The Chancellor announced the plastic packaging recycled content tax in the budget on 11th March. The same day, HMRC published a consultation with a response date of 20th May.

Duration: 11 March 2020 – 20 May 2020 (10 weeks).

Lead official: Alex Marsh, HM Revenue and Customs.

How to respond or enquire about this consultation: The response template can be found on the page

Responses or enquiries should be sent by 20 May 2020, by e-mail to or by post to: Alex Marsh, 3rd Floor Ralli Quays, Stanley Street, M60 9LA.

We have prepared a summary of the proposal but if you believe you might be affacted, you are advised to read the whole 51 pages.