Import duty on gifts

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Import duty on gifts

Postby jukim » Tue Jan 05, 2016 8:36 pm

Just received a present from friends in New Zealand – a simple ceramic friendship ring – and had to pay 26€ at the correos to get it! This has never happened before does anyone know why such a simple thing would be subject to duty?

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Re: Import duty on gifts

Postby costakid » Tue Jan 05, 2016 10:38 pm

Your friend must have put a value on the customs declaration and Spain have charged duty on that declaration. If it was EU to EU there is no duty on gifts.


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