Customs duty

JHooper1 Forumite Posts: 1
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Hi hope someone can help.
I arranged for DPD to collect some personal belongings (clothes) from the UK and deliver to my son in Germany. They quoted a price to deliver, however my son has just had an email from DPD in Holland advising €40 tax is due before they will deliver. Is this a scam? If not are these companies exploiting Brexit? DPD confirmed before I sent the parcel that no customs duty would have to be paid. 
Anyone else had similar issues? 


  • JJ_Egan
    JJ_Egan Forumite Posts: 20,281
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    Who is levying the duty . post reads as German /EU .
    DPD no customs duty  did they mean UK duty .
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