on 21-02-2013 04:28 PM
All items with a declared value of over £15 from a non EU country are subject to customs duty and an admin fee (£8 if via Royal Mail, much more for couriers such as Fedex).
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:
on 21-02-2013 04:29 PM
depends on item value
items over £15 may attract var
over £135 may attract duty and vat
also a fee for collecting the duty on behalf of customs and revenue
royal mail charge £8
you can work it out here