On 27/01/2021 12:06, geojohnt via groups.io wrote:
The 'deal' for commercial goods is if <£135 (€150) then VAT is charged by the seller and then paid by them to HMRC. No further charges are made by Royal Mail or couriers. Sellers must provide evidence of VAT registration/number and value etc. on the package so the HMRC/Customs know it is legit.
However if >£135 (€150) then import duty, VAT & handling charges are raised by Royal Mail / couriers in the UK. n.b. duty 'may' be 0% for some items.
I understand that the purchaser is liable for ensuring it is done correctly at the far end ... ???
Not a brexit issue - this will be the case in the whole of EU on 01/07/2021, been in the pipeline for a while now, but 'blamed on bexit'.
I understand that person to person gifts (non commercial) are free of all charges if <£35 - with the appropriate forms/stickers.
Of course he was all in favour of Armageddon in *general* terms.
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