[Healeys] Paying UK Sales Tax

Wilko2 e-wilkins at cox.net
Thu Sep 17 10:21:10 MDT 2015

Currently, if you are not a UK resident and taking the car out of the country (or any purchased goods) you don't have to pay VAT or registration in the UK. You have about 6 mos. to get it out.

I'm not positive, but that was probably the case back in the day.


On Sep 16, 2015, at 7:08 PM, Patrick & Caroline Quinn wrote:

> Hello
> Does anyone know that if a US serviceman bought an Austin-Healey during the 1950s and ‘60s while they were stationed either in the UK or elsewhere in Europe whether they had to pay the local taxes when they bought the car?
> Many thanks
> Patrick Quinn
> Blue Mountains. Australia
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