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  • Jan. 13, 2022 |  Blog - Customs & Tax - 

    IMPORTANT UPDATE ON THE IMPORTATION IN FRANCE : REQUEST YOUR FRENCH VAT NUMBER AS SOON AS POSSIBLE !

    Since January 1st, 2022, it is mandatory to obtain a French VAT number before the importation in France. It means ...

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  • Jan. 6, 2022 |  Blog - Customs & Tax - 

    YMCA CONFIRMS THE SUSPENSION OF THE 25% DUTY ON US-BUILT YACHTS !

      As you may remember, there is a 25% duty ad valorem applicable to yachts built in the United-States since ...

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  • Nov. 17, 2021 |  Blog - Customs & Tax - 

    WHAT ABOUT THE 25% ADDITIONAL DUTY ON US-BUILT YACHT ?

    As you may remember, there is a 25% duty ad valorem applicable to yachts built in the United-States since June ...

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  • Oct. 13, 2021 |  Blog - Customs & Tax - 

    IT IS THE TIME OF CUSTOMS INVESTIGATIONS : PLEASE BEWARE !

    We have noticed an increase of customs investigations in France in this period. We would like to remind that your ...

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  • Oct. 6, 2021 |  Blog - Customs & Tax - 

    THE CUSTOMS WAREHOUSE : IS IT THE SOLUTION TO SUSPEND THE 18 MONTH TEMPORARY ADMISSION TIME-DELAY ?

    A vessel under the temporary admission relief must not remain in the European Union for more than 18 months in a ...

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  • Sep. 29, 2021 |  Blog - Customs & Tax - 

    THIS IS THE END OF THE SEASON AND YOU WANT TO DO SOME WORKS ONBOARD : THE INWARD PROCESSING CUSTOMS REGIME IS FOR YOU !!

    The inward processing procedure allows a non-EU vessel to be relieved from customs duties and taxes when refitted ...

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  • Sep. 22, 2021 |  Blog - Customs & Tax - 

    HAVING A VAT PAID YACHT : THE BEST SOLUTION TO BE FREE !

    Have you ever considered a customs scheme that would entail no obligation to respect the 70% rule, no obligation to ...

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  • Sep. 15, 2021 |  Blog - Customs & Tax - 

    BREXIT : WHAT UK FLAG VAT PAID YACHTS HAVE TO DO TO SECURE THEIR STATUS IF THEY NEED TO EXIT THE EU AT THE END OF THE SEASON ?

    After discussions we have had with the French authorities, we understand the consequences of Brexit over yachting ...

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  • Sep. 8, 2021 |  Blog - Customs & Tax - 

    IF YOU ARE ABOUT TO SELL YOUR YACHT, YMCA CAN ASSIST YOU !

    If you are involved in a Yacht Sale procedure, please note that formally imported Vessels in the EU need to file a ...

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  • Aug. 31, 2021 |  Blog - Customs & Tax - 

    WILLING TO ATTEND THE MONACO YACHT SHOW AND/OR THE CANNES YACHTING FESTIVAL, HERE IS HOW YOU SHOULD PROCEED FOR A NON-EU PRIVATE YACHT.

    When a private non-EU yacht under temporary admission is willing to take part into an exhibition (for example: The ...

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