Just had a quick look but couldn't find the info.
Just won an item from Canada. What do I need them to quote on the custom form so I don't have to pay 20% import tax?
Richard_H wrote:Gift and less than £20 to avoid fees.
There is a HMRC tax code (which in my case they've ignored every time and even told me it was no longer valid and I've always had to pay and reclaim later) to be taxed at 5%. It is:
Old Collectable Toy’ HMRC code 9705000090
subzero wrote:If you were to do that they would have to mark it as a 'gift'.. but you'll still pay tax/duty though if the value written down is over a certain amount ( for example $25 ), even if it's marked as a gift.