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Import Duties on Wheelsets.

Old 07-07-10, 04:26 PM
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Import Duties on Wheelsets.

Does anyone know if I'm gonna get dinged for import duties on a $1000 wheelset buy from the United Kingdom? And If so, what is the percentage?

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10%, per harmonized tariffs. it's a game of roulette, sometimes they get you and othertimes they don't
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Yep, I got nailed for $80 on an $800 set earlier this year. Still much cheaper than US prices, even when you add in the duties.
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