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Topic # 143334 10-Apr-2014 20:09
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Bought some computer gear from Ebay and was going to ship to a friend in CA and have them shop to me. But the items were from a store that sells on Ebay and would incur CA sales tax - about US$33 with free shipping. And then there's the cost of sending it to NZ from CA.

Instead shipped to Youshop with free shipping and no sales tax.

And I have just cleared the item with Youshop and the shipping to NZ is NZ$28 so that's a much better deal.

Nice saving this time.




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  Reply # 1023118 10-Apr-2014 21:07
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Hence why the Youshop business model works.
I've used it before and it works well if you stay under the $400 threshold for GST on imports.




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