Customs & VAT Post Brexit (ROI) Recorded

This course shines light on the customs and VAT issues that Irish traders may face in light of Brexit and aims to reduce the burden and ensure compliance with customs procedures.
Venue details:  
Online, ,
Start date & time:  
01 January 2017 00:00
End date & time:  
01 January 2020 00:00
Price: €37.50  (€37.50 Member price)
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Speaker details
First nameLast name
Brian Keegan
Carol Lynch


Product type:  
CPD online course

This course was originally recorded in 2017

"Stop speculating, start preparing"

Do you trade with the UK? Will your business or your clients be affected by Customs and VAT changes when the UK leaves the EU? Chartered Accountants Ireland has identified possible Customs implications for businesses across the island of Ireland as the UK prepares to leave the EU. A customs border between North and South is increasingly likely and businesses need to make preparations in order to be able to ensure that their business operates the correct customs and VAT controls in order to remain compliant. 

Course Overview

  • An overview of customs procedures, tariffs and regimes
  • Identify Customs and VAT implications of trading arrangements post Brexit
  • An overview of how customs controls with the UK might work post Brexit
  • Learn about what documents are important to clear goods through customs controls and how to declare goods
  • Learn about how to manage your dealings with Custom authorities when exporting outside the EU, including transit procedures

Who should attend.

People involved in logistics, shipping, finance and procurement as well as export sales and business development personnel will find this course beneficial. Accountants and tax advisers who need practical advice to help their clients


Ivor Feerick heads up BDO Ireland’s Indirect Tax Practice and has been Chair of the BDO International VAT Centre of Excellence since 2012. In his role with BDO Ireland, Ivor oversees Indirect Tax compliance and planning for both domestic and international clients. Ivor is also a member of BDO Ireland’s Brexit taskforce and is heavily involved in ensuring a coordinated approach to any VAT and Customs considerations arising for clients by the VAT & Customs specialists in both BDO Ireland and BDO UK.

Carol Lynch is a Partner at BDO Customs and International Trade Services. Carol has more than 25 years’ experience in customs and international trade. Carol joined BDO from Crannagh & Co which was established in 2005 and specialised in customs and trade tax and regulation. Carol has previously acted as Head of Trade and Customs as well as Vice-Chairman of European Trade Practice for one of the big four firms in Ireland.

The event will be chaired by Brian Keegan, Director of Public Policy & Taxation, Chartered Accountants Ireland. Brian is a member of the Irish Revenue Tax Administration Liaison Committee, and also of the HMRC Tax Agent and Advisor Steering Group. Well known as a tax author, editor and speaker, he has presented evidence on tax matters at the Oireachtas as well as at Stormont and Westminster and is the Chartered Accountants Ireland spokesman on policy matters and is the Institute’s leading voice on Brexit matters.