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  1. #1
    SlicK the original
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    Is it not liable to VAT and import tax?

    SlicK

    "Richard" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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    > There's quite a few on there,
    > and one has a 99% positive feedback rating with around 170 feedback.
    > £69 + £6 shipping.
    >
    > Anyone know a reason why I shouldn't go for it ?
    >
    >






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  2. #2
    Richard
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    HBH 65 on Ebay from Hong Kong ?

    There's quite a few on there,
    and one has a 99% positive feedback rating with around 170 feedback.
    £69 + £6 shipping.

    Anyone know a reason why I shouldn't go for it ?





  3. #3
    Richard
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    Re: HBH 65 on Ebay from Hong Kong ?

    "SlicK the original" wrote...
    > Is it not liable to VAT and import tax?


    Thanks. Forgot about that.





  4. #4
    SlicK the original
    Guest

    Re: HBH 65 on Ebay from Hong Kong ?

    I have seen them at £99inc at most online shops.
    Carphone warehouse has them at £149 !!!!



    "Richard" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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    > "SlicK the original" wrote...
    > > Is it not liable to VAT and import tax?

    >
    > Thanks. Forgot about that.
    >
    >






  5. #5
    Richard
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    Re: HBH 65 on Ebay from Hong Kong ?

    £89 at mobilefun.co.uk
    £91 at expansys
    £94 at time2talk

    I can't decide whether to go for the 65,
    or the HBH-200 with it's flashy little gizmo.





  6. #6
    SlicK the original
    Guest

    Re: HBH 65 on Ebay from Hong Kong ?

    I am looking at both the same headsets as you.
    I think the 200 would get in the way when driving, like normal earpieces do.
    The 65 looks like u have stuck a peg to the side of your head...

    Gonna have to get one soon though.




    "Richard" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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    > £89 at mobilefun.co.uk
    > £91 at expansys
    > £94 at time2talk
    >
    > I can't decide whether to go for the 65,
    > or the HBH-200 with it's flashy little gizmo.
    >
    >






  7. #7
    ZB
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    Re: HBH 65 on Ebay from Hong Kong ?

    Richard wrote:
    > "SlicK the original" wrote...
    >> Is it not liable to VAT and import tax?

    >
    > Thanks. Forgot about that.


    I would check this out with customs - check out the customs & excise
    website.

    http://www.hmce.gov.uk/

    Give them a call - not sure how it works with purchases, but with gifts you
    are allowed a limit of £145. I have bought some items from abroad on ebay &
    other websites and have not been charged duty or VAT yet.





  8. #8
    Adey Phoenix
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    Re: HBH 65 on Ebay from Hong Kong ?

    Same here, some items seem to get through and others get stiffed for import
    tax. I've had electronic goods get through okay but got stiffed for import
    tax on an aluminium PDA case.

    Adey

    "ZB" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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    > Richard wrote:
    > > "SlicK the original" wrote...
    > >> Is it not liable to VAT and import tax?

    > >
    > > Thanks. Forgot about that.

    >
    > I would check this out with customs - check out the customs & excise
    > website.
    >
    > http://www.hmce.gov.uk/
    >
    > Give them a call - not sure how it works with purchases, but with gifts

    you
    > are allowed a limit of £145. I have bought some items from abroad on ebay

    &
    > other websites and have not been charged duty or VAT yet.
    >
    >



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  9. #9
    Darran West
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    Re: HBH 65 on Ebay from Hong Kong ?

    > "Richard" <[email protected]> wrote in message
    > news:i%[email protected]
    > > There's quite a few on there,
    > > and one has a 99% positive feedback rating with around 170 feedback.
    > > £69 + £6 shipping.
    > >
    > > Anyone know a reason why I shouldn't go for it ?
    > >
    > >

    >


    "SlicK the original" <[email protected]> wrote in message
    news:[email protected]
    > Is it not liable to VAT and import tax?
    >
    > SlicK
    >

    Yes it will be. However, if items are sent via the post office in Hong Kong
    (and delivered by the Royal Mail here) then you do often avoid paying VAT
    and duty. The reason for this is because Royal Mail get millions of packages
    each year from abroad and cannot check all of them. If the sender marks it
    as a gift then there is a good chance that it will reach you without having
    been opened and therefore you will have no extra to pay. It is down to luck
    of the draw.
    If it is sent using a courier (e.g. DHL) then they may pay the duty on your
    behalf (because the sender will have to tell his local office how much the
    parcel is worth) and then send you the bill afterwards.





  10. #10
    Sebby
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    Re: HBH 65 on Ebay from Hong Kong ?

    ZB wrote:

    > Give them a call - not sure how it works with purchases, but with gifts

    you
    > are allowed a limit of £145. I have bought some items from abroad on ebay

    &
    > other websites and have not been charged duty or VAT yet.


    Same here. I bought an HBH-20 (ok, so it's a much cheaper product) and there
    were no problems.

    With a bluetooth handsfree, I'd be more cautious, mainly because of the
    warranty situation (not sure how it works with SE, but I know that Nokia
    products do not have an international warranty).





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