Oh very nice
It's a good saving and if the exchange rate gets better there will be even more of a saving
a declaration of a laptop above the personal allowance would, AFAIR, be free of standard duty, but would be liable to standard VAT at 20%Originally Posted by Deafjeff, post: 277222
Seriously? You pay taxes here on the purchase and then have to pay VAT there? And it STILL works out cheaper? Wow. Guess I'll never be able to afford to live in Ireland.
When we went over they had just changed from the punt to the Euro. Merchandise still had the old tags on it. Things were a mess and very confusing! I just simply handed over the money and if they gave me change, I felt I'd gotten a bargain. LOL.
Things were expensive even then, though.
I just want to be on the coast of Bantry Bay in some little windy cottage, tucked up with an Irish Wolfhound and an Aga.