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This is absolutely normal. Every country has a maximum amount allowed to be received in a country without the customs duty. The amount you have listed obviously exceeded that amount. And when you mail at least from the US your declared value of the merchandise/gift has to match the amount you're insuring the parcel for. So since your amount exceeded ...


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Sorry: since you've owned your car for less than year, it cannot be imported to Australia. Even if the car was more than a year old, while importing might be possible in theory, it is highly unlikely to make any sense financially or otherwise. You will need to pay shipping (>$1000), all sorts of handling, inspection, quarantine and customs fees (easily >$...


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Declare it, but it's fairly obvious it's a personal item and is not to be sold. 457 isn't PR, so in theory you'll be leaving again with it. Much like if you bring an expensive laptop or camera.


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I asked the dealer in Italy the other day, who contacted the agency through which they do the registrations. Turns out EE plates have been abolished some time ago. Therefore the only options are: If the car is still registered in the previous owner's name, drive it across the border with that registration and re-register it upon arrival. Some owners may be ...


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Here is what I now know. If relocating to Spain, having been outside Spain for > 12 months. VAT (IVA) should be waived. The issue I have is that Customs (aduana) are asking for proof by way of a "baja" which is something that Spanish Consuls can issue to Spaniards. The law states that they should be asking for "baja OR other documents which are acceptable ...


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Spain is part of the European Union. There can be some minutes differences in procedures and interpretation but broadly speaking, it means that: You can import just about anything for your personal use from other EU countries, including the UK. The only major exception beyond things that are illegal in most European countries are “means of transport” (i.e. ...


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The information on the UK government web site you linked seems clear to me. I suspect you have simply misread it. The relevant part appears to be: Customs relief for non-EU vehicles You may be able to claim relief from customs charges if your vehicle is registered outside the EU and you’re bringing it to the UK temporarily. This is known as ‘...


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This UK govt page describes the steps to be taken to import a vehicle into the UK. Here's the text from that page: How to import a vehicle You must complete certain steps as soon as you bring a vehicle into the UK permanently. You can pay an importer or shipping company to do them for you. Tell HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) within 14 days that the ...


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As far as I know there is a 12% of everything more than CAN$60 (eq CAN$2512,8 in your case) if it wasn't originaly moved from Canada before (has Canadian origin). But even in case it was from Canada and you somehow altered/improved/modified it, then it also is a subject for tax.


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