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How much will I have to pay customs?

Discussion in 'Movie Forum' started by Ewan, Feb 23, 2004.

  1. Ewan

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    How much will I have to pay Customs for a DVD box set costing £49
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  2. Spoonman2

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    I would say about £12, ish`

    Spoony.
     
  3. Fatti

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    Assuming the whole lot including P&P is £49.00, I think you add 4% on the total for import duty (£1.96) = £50.96. Then add on 17.5% VAT (£8.92) = £59.88, then add on the Post Offices handling fee of £4.00. Grand total: £63.88, meaning an extra £14.88.

    I think this is right, assuming I've understood a previous thread correctly.
     
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    Ny Bob tin was £40 from Amazon.ca, and I got stung for just over a tenner :(
    I`m sure it varies though

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  5. JIimmy

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    I got done for £11.49 on a DVD from Playusa costing £44.99 but don't know what they charged for the postage .
     
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    The postage is usually free

    A little "trick"

    Try addressing your DVDs, or anything for that matter, that go over the £18 limit to multiple ppl

    i.e.

    Mr and Mrs ImportDodge and Family

    In some cases this will be considered 4 people. So you can take the £18 limit for one person and apply it 4 times

    i.e. 4 x 18 is the new limit of the parcel

    Not tried this for a while but used to work
    Works like alcohol limits, the more people the more you can bring in
     
  7. LV426

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    Nah.... you have just been lucky. Liability for tax is based solely on the package value; the number of addressees is irrelevant.
     
  8. Ewan

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    Hi!
    Thanks for the replies:cool: I think I'll just buy the R2 version from Amazon.co.uk it's less hassel
     
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    What Dvd is it?
     

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