Brexit and the delivery of our shop products to customers in the European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA). Also the new EU VAT rules and how they affect private/consumer/hobbyist customers in the EU.

What you need to know about the post Brexit arrangements and the new EU VAT rules imposed from 1 July 2021

Private/consumer/hobbyist type customers, if you are a purchasing a product at our shop and the delivery address is in the EU/EEA, you will NOT be charged VAT by Newgate Simms. However when the goods arrive in your Country of destination, you should expect to be charged VAT and will most likely be required to pay this VAT charge by your local mail delivery company/service provider (or courier company if this option is chosen during checkout) before delivery can be completed. Newgate Simms it not liable for any local/country of destination VAT charge or any addition taxation charged by individual Countries.

Businesses, if you are a purchasing a product at our shop and the delivery address is in the EU/EEA,  you will NOT be charged VAT by Newgate Simms. However, when the goods arrive in your Country, you maybe be charged VAT but if you have a valid VAT number, the charge should be able to be claimed back from your government/tax system, in the normal way as you would with a local purchase. For reporting purposes in the UK, Newgate Simms still needs to capture your EU VAT number, so please  enter your VAT number in the relevant field during customer registration/checkout. Businesses should also know that your company EORI number needs to be entered in the relevant field during the checkout process to avoid any delay in dispatch of your order. Your company EORI number is required by Newgate Simms to comply with EU importation requirements.

Newgate Simms is not responsible for any import charges/additional taxation imposted by carriers/couriers on import to the destination Country.

Our full T&C plus returns policy is available here – https://shop.newgatesimms.com/terms-and-conditions