Tax expert needed

Ruhkie's Photo Ruhkie 11 Aug 2017

A question for the tax experts out there:If you win a bike in a competition and it gets shipped from Europe, wil you pay customs dutu on it?
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Ruhkie's Photo Ruhkie 11 Aug 2017

Nevermind got my answer
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Oakley360's Photo Oakley360 11 Aug 2017

Most probably not...especially if the invoice reflects that no money changed hands
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the nerd's Photo the nerd 11 Aug 2017

So what did you win?

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Ruhkie's Photo Ruhkie 11 Aug 2017

Will post a pic as soon as it's in my possession
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madmarc's Photo madmarc 11 Aug 2017

You will need a commercial invoice for customs and on that you will pay taxes etc

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Heel Drop's Photo Heel Drop 12 Aug 2017

best to fly over and collect it - will probably the easiest - but pls let us know how this one pans out

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Ruhkie's Photo Ruhkie 12 Aug 2017

So will it then be the normal 15% customs duty + Vat? Will let you know what happens
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Heel Drop's Photo Heel Drop 14 Aug 2017

we have a treaty with EU and dont pay 15% custom duty on bikes only VAT - just need to have some clear description on the invoice 

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