Re: Purchases from the EU


Alan Morris
 

On Wed, 24 Feb 2021 at 18:32, Carol Weaver <corconx@gmail.com> wrote:

Buying abroad you generally drive it home yourself - we have three times.

You pay tax at home (sometimes there and claim back) so apart from euro rate I don’t see a problem
That was before we left the EU, now a new set of 'rules', some as yet
not fully understood by traders and public alike.

I think folk here need to be advised to be cautious when making
purchases from the EU, so that they are not caught out. Have a read
here:

<https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/news/article-9189227/How-avoid-new-import-fees-delivery-charges-buying-EU.html>

Importing a vehicle could result in much larger surprise costs. See here:-

<https://www.gov.uk/importing-vehicles-into-the-uk/paying-vat-and-duty>

Note the last word in that URL - duty.

Alan.

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