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  • May. 4, 2022 |  Events - Blog - Customs & Tax - 
    04 May. 2022

    THE NEW MAGIC CUSTOMS BOOK 2022 IS NOW AVAILABLE

    We are pleased to announce that our new Magic Customs Book is now available. Do not hesitate to download a PDF ...

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  • Mar. 1, 2022 |  Other yachting regulations - Blog - 

    CAUTION : PORT STATE CONTROL SCAM EMAIL !

    Through a statement on its website, the Norwegian Maritime Authority informs that it has recently been contacted by ...

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

    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 |  Customs & Tax - Blog - 

    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 |  Customs & Tax - Blog - 

    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. 20, 2021 |  Yacht audit & litigation prevention - Blog - 

    WE CAN ASSIST IN CASE OF LITIGATION WITH THE FRENCH CUSTOMS

    f your yacht is undergoing a control carried out by the French customs authorities, YMCA is here to assist you ...

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

    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 |  Customs & Tax - Blog - 

    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 |  Customs & Tax - Blog - 

    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 |  Customs & Tax - Blog - 

    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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