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Customs was used in the wrong currency conversion rates – customers have to return the million

Customs has used three years of false currency conversion rate list of a few currencies. The wrong list was used 1. may 2016 onwards up to last June 30. day.

Total incorrect customs clearance is made during that time, approximately 960 000, and because of them now the refunded amount is a total of about 11.5 million euros.

the Courses were in Finnish commercial banks established by the sale of courses, but a few of the currencies should have used the European central bank, established by the courses.

There was a misunderstanding. In 2016, in may, came into force in the EU customs legislation of the article. According to come to increase in a switch to the ECB, established by the courses. Persons for whom these courses upgrading hear, take them to a Finnish commercial bank sites. Misunderstanding as a result of they thought that the list was established by the ECB rate list. And that error of interpretation goes on and on, telling of the customs of the customs the director of Jarmo Ratchet .

the Error to find a regular customer, when he pointed out that Customs used the ECB, established by the courses.

– Customers asked, why not use the ECB official page of the course. An isolated incident, and it was noted that this course list of what was being used, wasn't the ECB's exchange rate list.

the Wrong course was during this time use 25 currency points, including the Russian ruble, the Swedish krona, the Chinese renminbi and the U.s. dollar exchange rate calculation. The error led to the fact that the country imports tax basis of the goods customs clearance and the value added tax was established about 1.5-2.5% too high.

the Individual recoverable amount is small, although the total amount will reach eur 11.5 million.

– the lion's Share is a very very small and larger amounts are just a few of the thousands of euros, Ratchet continued.

Refunds will be started as soon as possible

according to the Customs, it will start the wrong charged amount of the return as soon as possible, but in some cases the errors will only be corrected next year.

– Highlights made to the computer while driving, but in any case, this produced a huge amount of crafts. We have estimated that even if we start returns next week, so will go a long way next year, before all be done, the customs head Ratchet continued.

Under ten euros the amount of the Duty does not spontaneously recover. To get the client to do self-application to Customs. The rate of returns allowed only on application.

Help to find the Customs website.

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