Q: What is VAT / why is VAT showing on my order?
A: VAT is sales tax. Only customers with deliveries to a UK address are charged VAT by Bakerybits.
Q: Who gets charged VAT?
A: UK delivery addresses: if you have a delivery address outside UK then when you head to the checkout and choose your delivery country, the VAT rate will be changed to 0%.
Q: My parcel is going outside UK:
A: You may be charged sales tax (VAT or TVA) by your country's Customs. Typically the payment is handled by the courier, usually DHL.
Q: Which products have VAT?
A: All products have VAT except books and foods which are 0% rated.
Q: I am visiting UK but live elsewhere, can I claim back VAT when I leave UK?
A: Unfortunately not, the UK government has changed the rules so that this is no longer possible.
Updated 21 Jan 2021