But not all countries charge 20%>>>>To all of the remainers, this is nothing to do with Puppy dog. It is an aligned policy and the EU are following shortly after with exacty the same VAT rules (so you wont be able to get a frenchy friend to buy and post things on as a gift). They are targetting of chinese imports, plus its an easy stealth tax that most people seem ok with
(Half way down)
I made £300 of purchases between dicovering this change and NYE.
Its unclear what will happen if a foreign business ignores his change. Given HMRC can not do anything against non compliant businesses I would say its unenforceable.
So I will be looking at the chinese OMP's as I assume they wont care to do it. Ebay has a large UK presence so it had no choice.