Incoming Car Part Parcels to UK

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Incoming Car Part Parcels to UK

Post by addo » 07 Aug 2013, 12:34

Do they attract VAT if sent from outside the EU?

Say (for example) I wanted to send a marine shortblock, value £100, would it get pinged?

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Re: Incoming Car Part Parcels to UK

Post by myglaren » 07 Aug 2013, 19:40

Yep, most likely.
Some things slip through but I got heavily stung on a Chinese CD from Amazon.jp.
Customs, VAT and handling charge were equal to the cost of the CD (£50)

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Incoming Car Part Parcels to UK

Post by addo » 08 Aug 2013, 00:07

That'd hurt. :x

Thanks for the real world example.