Importing to Ireland - advice anyone?

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  • Karma:
9 Nov 09 01:33:05 am

I found some great deals on some websites but they sell goods in pallets. I don't have a store, I only sell goods on eBay, I don't pay taxes or anything. So I want to know, how to go about importing goods to Ireland.

Thank you!

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  • Karma:
9 Nov 09 01:46:09 am
Hi Modaz,

If you are importing from a supplier, the responsibility for Customs documentation and import duties is one of the things you agree upon when negotiating the shipping terms. Most of the time it will be your responsibility to organize Customs clearance and the payment of import duties. This will involve hiring a freight forwarder or customs broker, both of whom will work out how much duty you need to pay and will make sure all the appropriate documentation is filed. You can find lists of freight forwarders/customs brokers in your area by doing a Google search.

e.g. '[Dublin:3fc4c731] + freight forwarder'.

For smaller imports you may prefer to use a shipping company such as DHL or UPS. These services will include duties in the overall shipping price.

It is also a good idea to check out the Customs rules and regulations for your country. Make sure that they actually allow the product to be imported and that duties aren't going to be too expensive.

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