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Offline Jasonb

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Re: Source for Chinese tooling?
« Reply #15 on: January 04, 2021, 06:49:03 PM »
It was the default GB that came up that was causing it problems hence I deleted my post once I tried UK.

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Re: Source for Chinese tooling?
« Reply #16 on: January 04, 2021, 07:17:30 PM »
Damnit, so I just spend the last hour on AliExpress trying to find a seller who won't ship to the UK. Now I find myself looking very seriously at an ER50 collet chuck & set of collets for the lathe...

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I only just got my 6-jaw fitted, and already I want more chucks!!
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Re: Source for Chinese tooling?
« Reply #17 on: January 04, 2021, 07:26:42 PM »
Damnit, so I just spend the last hour on AliExpress trying to find a seller who won't ship to the UK. Now I find myself looking very seriously at an ER50 collet chuck & set of collets for the lathe...

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I only just got my 6-jaw fitted, and already I want more chucks!!

I've heard that if you want to build an engine from castings that you need a lot of tooling/machines :LittleDevil:

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Re: Source for Chinese tooling?
« Reply #18 on: January 04, 2021, 07:37:29 PM »
Damnit, so I just spend the last hour on AliExpress trying to find a seller who won't ship to the UK. Now I find myself looking very seriously at an ER50 collet chuck & set of collets for the lathe...

 :facepalm2:

I only just got my 6-jaw fitted, and already I want more chucks!!

A collet chuck is a good idea. I like mine very much. They are definitely better when collets are included.

Such are my insights and wisdom.
« Last Edit: January 04, 2021, 08:17:03 PM by propforward »
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Re: Source for Chinese tooling?
« Reply #19 on: January 05, 2021, 09:49:31 AM »
This page posted on ME seems to confirm that VAT will be charged on everything and unlike Jo's post about not paying VAT below 135 covers sales below this level as either the OMP collecting the VAT or the seller if no OMP involved so as I said VAT is payable on everything as the 15 allowance has been abolished ( 18 mentioned in Jo's post was changed to 15 in 2007). As to how well it will be implemented and enforced that's another matter.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/changes-to-vat-treatment-of-overseas-goods-sold-to-customers-from-1-january-2021/changes-to-vat-treatment-of-overseas-goods-sold-to-customers-from-1-january-2021

Does sound like it may be better when purchasing old castings and such like as from what I can make out purchases from private sellers will only be affected once over 135 but I could be wrong on that
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Re: Source for Chinese tooling?
« Reply #20 on: January 05, 2021, 11:04:28 AM »
This page posted on ME seems to confirm that VAT will be charged on everything and unlike Jo's post about not paying VAT below 135 covers sales below this level as either the OMP collecting the VAT or the seller if no OMP involved so as I said VAT is payable on everything as the 15 allowance has been abolished ( 18 mentioned in Jo's post was changed to 15 in 2007). As to how well it will be implemented and enforced that's another matter.

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Re: Source for Chinese tooling?
« Reply #21 on: January 05, 2021, 11:42:04 AM »
At the top of that 143 notice it says "import, export etc FOR BUSINESS"

As most on here are private individuals wat is there probably doe snot apply as it is about business to business transactions.

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Re: Source for Chinese tooling?
« Reply #22 on: January 05, 2021, 12:18:58 PM »
At the top of that 143 notice it says "import, export etc FOR BUSINESS"

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Re: Source for Chinese tooling?
« Reply #23 on: January 05, 2021, 12:30:53 PM »
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« Reply #24 on: January 05, 2021, 02:21:33 PM »
That is not part of the TAX LAW (notice 143) it is how they have filed the LAW so people can find it on their website  :Doh:

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Re: Source for Chinese tooling?
« Reply #25 on: January 05, 2021, 03:35:02 PM »
Just checked Aliexpress is adding VAT at the check out  :toilet_claw:

Good job I have been stocking up during the 2020 Lockdown  :naughty:

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Re: Source for Chinese tooling?
« Reply #26 on: January 05, 2021, 03:52:50 PM »
Good job you realised that before placing all those orders for 134.99 items  :embarassed:, as I said vat on everything but still remains to be seen if what is being charged makes it back to HMRC.


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« Reply #27 on: January 05, 2021, 04:15:46 PM »
I have to spend it on something  :shrug:

The most expensive stuff at the moment we are buying is wild bird nuts/seed  :facepalm:

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Re: Source for Chinese tooling?
« Reply #28 on: January 05, 2021, 04:25:09 PM »
TBH, I'd rather pay VAT on a 5 quid item, than get stung with a 1 VAT bill & 12 "admin fee" from the post office! It also levels the playing field somewhat for UK companies - e.g. my company is VAT registered, and if I sell something for 5 quid I'm legally bound to charge VAT. Of course, we're still stuck with a huge wage and infrastructure cost differential which makes competing on price against China very difficult, the only real differentiators are build quality and speed of delivery.
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Re: Source for Chinese tooling?
« Reply #29 on: January 05, 2021, 04:30:48 PM »
It can be expensive, suppose you have got to catch a lot of wild birds to get a decent amount of nuts :o