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What duties and tax do I have to pay of importing a classic car from Italy to the UK?

I am interested in buying a right-hand drive Jaguar E-Type (1970 build) from Italy and shipping it home to the UK. Are there any taxes or duties to pay in the UK?

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Yes. You'll need to pay VAT at 20% and there's normally a £50 custom's handling charge. There's also a 10% fee from importing vehicles outside the EU - although not currently relevant, it will be something to look at after the UK leaves the EU in a few weeks.
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