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, Can I post one pack of cigarettes through the post

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Hello,
Can I post one pack of cigarettes through the post UK-UK
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  bigduckontax replied 2 years ago.
Hello, I am Keith, one of the experts on Just Answer, and happy to help you with your question.
You can: hope I have helped with my answer.
Your Post Office when you post it will ask you what the packet contains for security reasons.
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Expert:  bigduckontax replied 2 years ago.
Thank you for your support.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Hi again,

how much tax duty I will have to pay if I bring more than 400 cigarettes from Belgium

Expert:  bigduckontax replied 2 years ago.
Your allowance is 200, but if your spouse etc is with you they have a similar allowance too.
When you declare you may be charged import duty and VAT, but it does not always happen. VAT is 20% and Tobacco Product Duty is at 16.5% plus GBP 37-90 per every 200 pack.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Thank you

Expert:  bigduckontax replied 2 years ago.
Delighted to have been of assistance.

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