Quote Originally Posted by Ian Grant View Post
It's a snide trick though you do pay all the UK taxes, if a friend posted the items to you it would probably be Tax free depending on what was on the customs declaration.
First, that would be illegal. Secondly, I assume that there are limits on the value of gifts to be free of tax or duty as is in other EU member states.
In Germany they are so low that there is hardly a way for playing with figures on gifts. What would be an further offence anyway.