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Re: Brexit
« Reply #1 on: 15:30, 08 January 21 »
Sure. Without proper bilateral agreements, there will be a customs expense, a VAT surcharge and in many cases also a separate tax (tariffs). That was the end of amazon.co.uk for me.
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Re: Brexit
« Reply #2 on: 15:32, 08 January 21 »
Also, define 'here'? Is 'here' Scotland or the forum? :D

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Re: Brexit
« Reply #3 on: 15:39, 08 January 21 »
The Forum :)

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Re: Brexit
« Reply #4 on: 15:49, 08 January 21 »
Then I'd guess yes to the extend that many of us here (in the forum) are not there (in the UK)...

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Re: Brexit
« Reply #5 on: 17:09, 08 January 21 »
It will affect most people trading between the U.K. and the E.U. (both directions). And it may affect people in the E.U. who use a trading site based outside of the E.U. even if the supplier and the customer are both in the E.U.
And it may also affect trading between the mainland U.K. and Northern Ireland.

Just look at the pain as the owner of Sell My Retro tries to work out how to operate now and in future in this discussion.

Unfortunately now the actual reality of BREXIT will become apparent.

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Re: Brexit
« Reply #6 on: 17:35, 08 January 21 »
Thanks for the info.

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Re: Brexit
« Reply #7 on: 17:54, 08 January 21 »
More info; from tfw8b: https://www.thefuturewas8bit.com/latest

TL;DR:

These are DHL prices


https://twitter.com/futurewas8bit/status/1346055785617494016

Brexit Adjustment: £4.50

Plus 'Economy Packet Post' is not offered any more by DHL, and 'import' charges on EU shipments.

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Re: Brexit
« Reply #8 on: 19:12, 08 January 21 »
More info; from tfw8b: https://www.thefuturewas8bit.com/latest

TL;DR:


https://twitter.com/futurewas8bit/status/1346055785617494016

Brexit Adjustment: £4.50

Plus 'Economy Packet Post' is not offered any more, and 'import' charges on EU shipments.

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Blimey suprised there isn't another "extra surcharge on surchage" there,  Rod Hull looks like he is learning from Ryan Air policies there.

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Re: Brexit
« Reply #9 on: 19:26, 08 January 21 »
AFAIK that's not him, that's the cost of international shipping with DHL as provided by DHL.

EDIT: twitter is crap; can't get context. Anyway, to be clear, that's not Rod but DHL prices.

EDIT again: a bit more context;
https://twitter.com/futurewas8bit/status/1339702353587519490
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Re: Brexit
« Reply #10 on: 20:51, 09 January 21 »
Things ok so far for stuff sold on CPCSTORE.CO.UK - we use the good old postal service...
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Re: Brexit
« Reply #11 on: 23:41, 09 January 21 »
I was recently hit, I had to pay ~30€ after purchasing an Extron RGB-HDMI 300a for ~90€ from an eBay seller in the UK. I received an eMail from DHL and was able to pay using PayPal. The parcel arrived two days ago, so no problems, shipping from the UK to Germany was pretty quick.
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Re: Brexit
« Reply #12 on: 02:17, 10 January 21 »
I was recently hit, I had to pay ~30€ after purchasing an Extron RGB-HDMI 300a for ~90€ from an eBay seller in the UK. I received an eMail from DHL and was able to pay using PayPal. The parcel arrived two days ago, so no problems, shipping from the UK to Germany was pretty quick.
What was the ~30€ for?

Things ok so far for stuff sold on CPCSTORE.CO.UK - we use the good old postal service...
I had a quick look on the royal mail site and prices looked ok to me.  I guess depends what you are selling whether the buyer will get stung with VAT now although the selling price should reflect no VAT but I guess depends if the seller is VAT registered.

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Re: Brexit
« Reply #13 on: 02:43, 10 January 21 »
I voted to leave the European Union over 4 and a half years ago. I'll leave it at that. (None of my continental friends have brought this subject up with me yet, funny enough.)

As I don't really purchase imported goods from Europe directly, the news article doesn't affect me. I tend to purchase imports from America and Japan for my gaming hobby.
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Re: Brexit
« Reply #14 on: 13:09, 10 January 21 »
What was the ~30€ for?
A customs invoice (31,64€ import duty, taxes)
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Re: Brexit
« Reply #15 on: 22:04, 10 January 21 »
That was the end of amazon.co.uk for me.

And the end of paying for EU pensions by Brits  :D

Seriously, how will the EU afford the UK not contributing?
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Re: Brexit
« Reply #16 on: 22:58, 10 January 21 »
Won't be affecting me, I just won't be giving the Queen my money.

I'll say no more on this completely pointless move.
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Re: Brexit
« Reply #17 on: 12:15, 12 January 21 »
Things are likely to get more complicated from the 1st July onwards, I'll need to register to collect EU VAT for sales in the EU - or its likely every package will get held up at customs with extra charges for the end customer.... I suspect this will also mean registering as a business and for VAT in the UK first :/




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Re: Brexit
« Reply #18 on: 12:20, 12 January 21 »
Damn this sucks. Perhaps retro sellers should establish warehouses in the EU like big retailers do :D