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Tax and duty on importing a bike from UK

I am looking to import a new bike from the Uk.
Other than Swiss VAT at 7.8% can you tell me what other import duties or tax would be payable
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Old 23.04.2021, 14:33
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Re: Tax and duty on importing a bike from UK

None.

And it's 7.7%

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Re: Tax and duty on importing a bike from UK

Do you import it personally? If yes - the VAT you mentioned should be indeed the only thing to pay. There is also a potentially unpleasant effect of having to pay the VAT on anything else new that you are importing (stuff that normally falls under the 300chf limit)
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Re: Tax and duty on importing a bike from UK

Hi DavidGB in Genf


As has been mentioned many times on this forum, unless you are buying a special specific bike, then there are many better value bikes here in CH. I was surprised to read that top range MTB can depreciate at 45% in the first year.
Have you looked at velomarkt.ch/ velocorner.ch/en and traildevils.ch/ as well as Tutti ( in your neighborhood ) and Ricardo ?
I have just bought an interesting Norco through traildevils which was 18 months old. Good price and very happy.



Enjoy the summer on 2 wheels.
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