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Customs Duties from Europe
« on: January 21, 2021, 08:37:37 PM »

  Now to pay when buying from Europe.  :(
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Re: Customs Duties from Europe
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2021, 08:59:57 PM »
 As you sow so shall you reap, the true cost of Br##it.
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Re: Customs Duties from Europe
« Reply #2 on: January 21, 2021, 09:47:56 PM »
Now it's just the same as buying from the USA. Ouch.
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Re: Customs Duties from Europe
« Reply #3 on: January 21, 2021, 09:55:09 PM »
The other way round the same. I have to pay 100 euro extra on a 400 euro order in the UK.
Customers in The Netherlands, Germany  -probably the whole of the EU are now aware of how much extra we do have to pay.
First reaction: we don't buy there anymore.
Second reaction: we'll get it somewhere else...

I already found the same products through a customer in Norway in China.
Better quality, free shipment.
But normally I would not even have looked for those parts there....

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Re: Customs Duties from Europe
« Reply #4 on: January 21, 2021, 10:22:05 PM »
 
  A opportunity if there are members in Ireland and Northern Ireland.  ;)

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Re: Customs Duties from Europe
« Reply #5 on: January 21, 2021, 11:28:30 PM »
I believe that the UK classic car and bike industry is worth about £4 Billion a year. No doubt some enterprising businessmen and women in the UK and the EU will find a way around this.....until the people in Brussels realise just how much trade their businesses are losing, how many EU jobs are on the line, and just how much revenue they are losing in lost taxes etc.

Businesses have a long history of overcoming obstacles and finding ways round excessive bureaucracy, and no doubt they will rise to the occasion once again.

If the cost of spares from the EU for our complete classic Honda's becomes exorbitant, will the price of UK owned classic Honda's etc go through the roof ?

I believe that the young Lady who got stung with these charges simply refused to accept delivery and returned the coat to the Seller, and will get her money back ! I can't see that taking too long to get back to Brussels ! i.e. 'WTF are you playing at.....I have just lost a lucrative market thanks to you' !
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Re: Customs Duties from Europe
« Reply #6 on: January 22, 2021, 07:56:31 AM »
As you sow so shall you reap, the true cost of Br##it.
Don't care what the cost is to be rid of the bureaucratic dinosaurs trying to rule the world.
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Re: Customs Duties from Europe
« Reply #7 on: January 22, 2021, 09:10:17 AM »
What happened to the free trade deal? Why can lorry loads of goods cross the channel free of charge but I pay Vat and charges on an eBay purchase. Vat may already have been charged in the EU so we pay twice. I'm not Vat registered and the seller probably isn't so why is Vat even payable. This is the same as buying from the USA that we don't have a free trade deal with. How do we get around these charges? Seriously smells of rip off to me. Even the government says it will raise millions of pounds for the treasury. From us.
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Re: Customs Duties from Europe
« Reply #8 on: January 22, 2021, 09:13:00 AM »
As you sow so shall you reap, the true cost of Br##it.
Don't care what the cost is to be rid of the bureaucratic dinosaurs trying to rule the world.
Cut it out, this discussion must only be about the charges.
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Re: Customs Duties from Europe
« Reply #9 on: January 22, 2021, 09:29:54 AM »
What happened to the free trade deal? Why can lorry loads of goods cross the channel free of charge but I pay Vat and charges on an eBay purchase. Vat may already have been charged in the EU so we pay twice. I'm not Vat registered and the seller probably isn't so why is Vat even payable. This is the same as buying from the USA that we don't have a free trade deal with. How do we get around these charges? Seriously smells of rip off to me. Even the government says it will raise millions of pounds for the treasury. From us.

Free Trade means what it says, Trade and not retail  ;)
I see Sliver has upped all his prices as, he has no competitors now  :o

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Re: Customs Duties from Europe
« Reply #10 on: January 22, 2021, 09:33:17 AM »
As you sow so shall you reap, the true cost of Br##it.
Don't care what the cost is to be rid of the bureaucratic dinosaurs trying to rule the world.
Cut it out, this discussion must only be about the charges.

    If you want to talk about charges. When were you put in charge

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Re: Customs Duties from Europe
« Reply #11 on: January 22, 2021, 09:35:54 AM »
Enough


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