[rescue] Re: G5 case
abuse at cabal.org.uk
Thu Jun 26 03:10:10 CDT 2003
<vance at neurotica.com> wrote:
> My brother was living in England when I decided to buy a G4 iMac. The
> prices in England were unreasonable, plus there was the VAT, which was
> adding insult to injury, so my brother had the machine shipped to my
> parent's house in Poughkeepsie, NY, and they just relabeled the box (they
> didn't even open it) and shipped it to London. He saved significantly more
> money by paying to have it shipped transatlantic rather than paying the
> VAT + the higher prices.
Looks like Customs missed it, but you should have paid 17.5% VAT on it when
it came into the UK. I guess you *might* have been able to claim back the US
sales tax in the process.
Didn't the different main voltages and the lack of warranty concern you?
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