Checklist for Consumer Senders
Here’s a recap of everything you need to consider when sending goods to EU recipients from the UK.
Check VAT Rates
Find out the VAT rate of the destination country in the EU
Check VAT on Gifts
If you're sending a gift to an EU recipient, check it qualifies for a VAT exemption under the new regulations.
Check the Value of your Parcel
Make sure you know how to calculate the total value of your parcel for VAT purposes
Enter the Correct Details on the Commercial Invoice
Make sure your Commercial Invoice is completed correctly and your goods are described accurately
Find the Correct Tariff Codes
When classifying your goods using the Harmonised System (HS/ Tariff / Commodity), select the most descriptive HS code possible.