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Supplier is requesting VAT number

Jthiggins12
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Joined:Thu Jul 15, 2021 10:47 am
Supplier is requesting VAT number

Postby Jthiggins12 » Thu Jul 15, 2021 10:50 am

Hi, I have recently purchased a product from Hong Kong and the supplier is requesting a VAT number or IOSS number before it can be collected by the delivery company. Unfortunately, I am not a business so I'm not in possession of these - is there anything I can do?

I'm intending on starting a business but, I don't meet any of the criteria to register for VAT etc yet either way.

Any help is appreciated
Thanks,

pawncob
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Joined:Wed Aug 06, 2008 4:06 pm
Location:West Sussex

Re: Supplier is requesting VAT number

Postby pawncob » Thu Jul 15, 2021 7:48 pm

Tell them you're not registered???
With a pinch of salt take what I say, but don't exceed your RDA


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