FreeBSD CD's ? [OT]
rdls at rdls.net
Thu Jan 25 11:03:30 GMT 2001
Paul Richards wrote:
> This is what my DHL import invoice looks like.
> Supplier invoice value : 30.53UK
> Freight value : 17.73UK
> Value for customs purposes: 48.26
> Duty @12.6% : 6.08
> Vat adjustment : 5.92 (no idea where this comes from)
> Value for VAT purposes : 60.26
> VAT chargeable : 10.54
> Total payment to make-
> Duty : 6.08
> VAT : 10.54
> Admin : 1.25
> Total : 17.87
> So for a 30 quid, I've paid another 17.87 to get it into the country !!!
> Adjusting for the VAT I'd have paid if I bought it here, the added cost
> of it arriving from the US is 12.52 which is a 40% increase!
Nah, you paid 47.87 for something that should've cost you 70.80, that's
a saving of 32% ;-) ;-)
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