Post: FCA to collect Treasury’s economic crime levy (Anti-Money Laundering) from July 

he levy will be collected for the Government by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), the FCA and the Gambling Commission. 

The ECL will apply to AML regulated businesses including: 

credit institutions
financial institutions 
auditors, insolvency practitioners, external accountants, and tax advisers
independent legal professionals
trust or company service providers 
estate and lettings agents
high value dealers, casinos, auction platforms and art market participants
crypto asset exchange providers and custodian wallet providers
We are responsible for collecting the levy from those firms that sit within its regulated population or are registered with us.  

Impacted firms (those who were subject to the money laundering regulations between 6 April 2022 and 5 April 2023) will see the new levy appear on invoices from July 2023.

The levy will be paid annually and determined by a firm’s UK revenue. 

To ensure firms are charged the right amount all impacted firms must submit their data via new Reg Report from 1 April. Those firms registered an Annex 1 financial institutions only will receive letter to report their data.

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