Buyers that will export the goods out of the European Union (non-EU buyers) are required to pay a deposit on all pieces of equipment bought at the auction. The deposit equals the local standard VAT rate calculated on the purchase price of the equipment. This deposit will be refunded to the nominated bank account of the buyer within five (5) business days after presentation of Proof of Final Export. This Proof of Final Export can be provided by your customs broker or freight forwarder. Non-EU Buyers should provide accurate bank details in order to facilitate timely refund of deposits.
To avoid the VAT deposit Non-EU buyers can engage the services of RB Logistics or they can work with one of the nominated shipping companies assigned by RBA:
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