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    Realistically, how much would I have to pay in import taxes + Fee's/other costs if I imported £1000 worth of clothes in from the US?
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      :lolwut: why?
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      (Original post by ?!master?!mini?!)
      :lolwut: why?
      Ive not had any clothes for ages, Dont really need anything else.
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      You have too much money.
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      I think its about 30% altogether but dont forget VAT goes up soon so will be slightly more
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      (Original post by tbm)
      I think its about 30% altogether but dont forget VAT goes up soon so will be slightly more
      Wow thats quite a lot, is that the import duties only?
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      (Original post by Oh my Ms. Coffey)
      Wow thats quite a lot, is that the import duties only?
      No thats VAT and import tax.
      If you go to this website there's a calculator you can use to estimate costs.

      http://www.dutycalculator.com/
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      You'll get raped. :p:

      Might as well just buy a plane ticket and pick up the clothes yourself.
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      (Original post by Sabertooth)
      You'll get raped. :p:

      Might as well just buy a plane ticket and pick up the clothes yourself.
      Its about £365 to import haha
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      (Original post by Oh my Ms. Coffey)
      Its about £365 to import haha
      I've bought return tickets for about that.

      Just sayin'.
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      (Original post by Sabertooth)
      I've bought return tickets for about that.

      Just sayin'.
      If I did that i'd get lost and taken by red necks, its not that bad though. Hoodies come out to £35, shirts £33. They are £70-80 and £80 here.
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        (Original post by Oh my Ms. Coffey)
        If I did that i'd get lost and taken by red necks, its not that bad though. Hoodies come out to £35, shirts £33. They are £70-80 and £80 here.
        Yes, you must get every single piece of clothing from Abercrombie and Fitch. Why not just a hoodie or something? Save yourself a bit of money. There's plenty of nice shops around here.
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        (Original post by Madjackismad)
        Yes, you must get every single piece of clothing from Abercrombie and Fitch. Why not just a hoodie or something? Save yourself a bit of money. There's plenty of nice shops around here.
        If your importing might as well bulk buy.
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        (Original post by Sabertooth)
        You'll get raped. :p:

        Might as well just buy a plane ticket and pick up the clothes yourself.
        This.

        You could fly to NY return for sub £300.
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          (Original post by Oh my Ms. Coffey)
          If your importing might as well bulk buy.
          And waste a lot of money?
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          (Original post by Madjackismad)
          And waste a lot of money?
          I dont know what else to buy myself for christmas
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          (Original post by Oh my Ms. Coffey)
          Realistically, how much would I have to pay in import taxes + Fee's/other costs if I imported £1000 worth of clothes in from the US?
          It depends how you do it really. Are you planning to go across and buy it then bring it back in a suitcase? If so you pay the cost of the flight and hotel etc and may get away without paying anything if you don't declare any of it and don't get caught.

          If you buy it online or via the telephone and ship it you will pay VAT, import duty/handling fees and shipping costs which will be expensive.

          I also feel the need to let you know that it'd be more accurate for you to go to China to get your Abercrombie and Fitch clothes, because that is where Abercrombie get them from - don't be fooled by the glossy and muscular advertising.

          A&F T-shirt: selling for between £25-£50 produced in China for US$2.50
          Cotton zipped hoody: sells for £120 - costs US$11

          There are many other things I'd rather clothe myself in than some cheap, foreign produced rubbish like A&F.
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          (Original post by Oh my Ms. Coffey)
          If I did that i'd get lost and taken by red necks, its not that bad though. Hoodies come out to £35, shirts £33. They are £70-80 and £80 here.
          I got one of their hoodies in the sale last year: $12 :awesome:


          Brits get taken for such a ride.
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          (Original post by Sabertooth)
          I got one of their hoodies in the sale last year: $12 :awesome:


          Brits get taken for such a ride.
          Its a joke, the coats are like £200+ here.
         
         
         
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