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Try & keep short: Son bought '65 Airstream Caravan (yes the polished type)from Florida & shipped by agent in Derby. The agent is a clown & has stupidly paid customs & excise far too much as paid on wrong code. Instead of 5% as its a '65 and due to its weight I believe he's paid 20% which think is about £3.5k. Its his fault & C&E have confirmed they don't know why he paid that amount. Now he isn't releasing caravan unless my son pays whole amount. He only actually owes £937 which is payable on delivery to his door only which he is happy to pa
Hi, I bought an item from a company in the USA. It arrived safely by Fedex. A while later, I received an invoice from Fedex asking for payment of VAT and a handling charge, £26.29 in total. The following is the relevant paragraph from my second and last email to them. I have now received a demand for payment from Control Account PLC. "If Fedex had made it known to me before I agreed to purchase I would have been able to make a choice. As it is Fedex is trying to make a retrospective charge against me. According to my understanding English law does not allow retrospectiv
Six weeks ago I agreed to purchase (from a UK company) a classic vehicle for restoration which is being imported from the USA. The company has a good reputation and I based my decision to buy upon various photographs showing the areas requiring attention. My intention was to buy the vehicle 'as is' and to have it fully restored mechanically and cosmetically. I paid a 10% deposit to secure the vehicle and agreed in writing to pay a further 15% as soon as it had been shipped. The 15% is due this week, as the seller has the bill of loading from the shipping company. The