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#4352234 - 04/20/17 02:12 AM what's the VAT in the UK ?  
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#4352236 - 04/20/17 02:37 AM Re: what's the VAT in the UK ? [Re: Sluggish Controls]  
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Standard rate is 20%.....

1,795,000 + 359,000 = 2,154,000


#4352258 - 04/20/17 07:57 AM Re: what's the VAT in the UK ? [Re: Sluggish Controls]  
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If you are exporting it then you should not need to pay VAT in the UK, but you will have to pay whatever import duty + tax locally


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#4352280 - 04/20/17 10:55 AM Re: what's the VAT in the UK ? [Re: Sluggish Controls]  
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Wow, 20%. That's crazy from my point of view.



VAT or "sales tax" as we Colonials call it varies from State to State but in Florida where I live it's 6%!


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#4352283 - 04/20/17 11:26 AM Re: what's the VAT in the UK ? [Re: Sluggish Controls]  
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Not all VAT in the UK is 20%.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Value-added_tax_(United_Kingdom)


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#4352291 - 04/20/17 11:59 AM Re: what's the VAT in the UK ? [Re: PanzerMeyer]  
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Originally Posted by PanzerMeyer
Wow, 20%. That's crazy from my point of view.





Not bad at all, IF it were the ONLY tax. IE no income tax etc.


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#4352293 - 04/20/17 12:03 PM Re: what's the VAT in the UK ? [Re: F4UDash4]  
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Originally Posted by F4UDash4



Not bad at all, IF it were the ONLY tax. IE no income tax etc.


True. This is Europe we're talking about though so they have every tax that has ever been created by mankind. biggrin

Let's keep political shots out of this simple question.




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#4352299 - 04/20/17 12:51 PM Re: what's the VAT in the UK ? [Re: PanzerMeyer]  
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Originally Posted by PanzerMeyer
True. This is Europe we're talking about though so they have every tax that has ever been created by mankind. biggrin



FALSE!

In Aussie we have a Tax on Tax ... Beat that!!! (And I can prove it)

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#4352303 - 04/20/17 01:27 PM Re: what's the VAT in the UK ? [Re: Urban Furball]  
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Originally Posted by Urban Furball

Originally Posted by PanzerMeyer
True. This is Europe we're talking about though so they have every tax that has ever been created by mankind. biggrin



FALSE!

In Aussie we have a Tax on Tax ... Beat that!!! (And I can prove it)

winkngrin


We have that in the UK too, on fuel, and on alcohol are two that spring readily to mind

Edit:
To put some figures on it

The excise duty burden on a 70cl bottle of Scotch is £8.05 and the total tax is £10.20. which works out at about 79% of the cost of a bottle of Whisky


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#4352399 - 04/20/17 09:11 PM Re: what's the VAT in the UK ? [Re: Alicatt]  
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Originally Posted by Alicatt
To put some figures on it

The excise duty burden on a 70cl bottle of Scotch is £8.05 and the total tax is £10.20. which works out at about 79% of the cost of a bottle of Whisky


Lower effective tax rate is a good reason to buy more expensive whisky.

#4352453 - 04/21/17 02:36 AM Re: what's the VAT in the UK ? [Re: Sluggish Controls]  
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No VAT in Hong Kong.
I'll wait until the Hurri pops up on the local market. I did it before for my Spit.

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