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samsty3
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Customs charge for buying jewellery from USA

Can anyone tell me how much I'll have to pay to Customs/ at Post Office in GB. if I buy some jewellery worth £960 from the USA?

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*vyolla*
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Registered: ‎04-06-2008
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Loads!

 

VAT will be charged on an item up to £135 in value, then Customs Duty kicks in.

 

Use this duty calculator to work out what it'll cost you:

 

http://www.dutycalculator.com/new-import-duty-and-tax-calculation/

jambuttyminer
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Registered: ‎05-12-2006
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You'll pay vat and duty plus courier handling charge

http://www.dutycalculator.com/new-import-duty-and-tax-calculation/

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plum993
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Registered: ‎21-03-2006
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in reply to samsty3

Use the custom calculator here,and add £8 - £12 for a handling fee.

 

http://www.dutycalculator.com/

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