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Posted Sat, 14 Oct 2023 16:47:38 GMT by
Hello. Sometimes I go abroad to EU couyntries on artist residence. How do I import the paintings back to the UK? (Im UK taxpayer and tax resident in the UK). Do I pay any duty? Is there a restriction as to the number of paintings?
Posted Tue, 17 Oct 2023 11:56:41 GMT by
if you intend to sell these paintings then Import taxes are payable. The taxes liable are according to the Sell price. If they are considered to be your personal belongings , they can be brought back without paying taxes. this is my understanding
Posted Thu, 19 Oct 2023 14:16:49 GMT by HMRC Admin 25
Hi Katamar
Please refer to below guidance on Bringing goods into the UK for personal use.
Bringing goods into the UK for personal use
Thank you. 
Posted Thu, 19 Oct 2023 14:24:42 GMT by Customs oldtimer
If you are bringing the items back yourself in your luggage and they are for your own use then you should look at the personal allowances for travellers. The allowance is £390 for goods other than alcohol or tobacco.
Posted Thu, 19 Oct 2023 14:30:40 GMT by Customs oldtimer
Apologies but my post was started prior to my noticing HMRC admin 25s response

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