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Forum: European Delivery 04-19-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 851
Posted By mason
Same here. I think it is the effort of NY state...

Same here. I think it is the effort of NY state to find more revenue. Sales tax, corporate tax.... etc now, they are looking at banking transactions, shipment info.....

I understand income is...
Forum: European Delivery 04-18-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,364
Posted By mason
MSD Gone / Maintenance Reduced / Discounted Reduced / Quality suffered

I think I'm taking pause on BWM for the time being.

I'm just reading BMW is stopping MSD on May 2. They cut back on what covers in maintenance. They cut back on ED discounts. The quality has gone...
Forum: European Delivery 04-18-2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,026
Posted By mason
It is not the dealer. Because NYS comb through...

It is not the dealer. Because NYS comb through the import data. They see these one off car here and there, so they think these are special imports.

Frankly, I think it is the clearing agent's to...
Forum: European Delivery 04-18-2017, 08:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,495
Posted By mason
Car companies can pay for it or ask for an...

Car companies can pay for it or ask for an exemption for 2 weeks of something.

If they can ask for exemption on emission test, they can do the something on the toll.
Forum: European Delivery 04-18-2017, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,400
Posted By mason
No about it is up and up, but it is unnecessary...

No about it is up and up, but it is unnecessary work for us. BMW doesn't recognize it.
Forum: European Delivery 04-18-2017, 08:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,400
Posted By mason
I will tell you what happened. I got the same...

I will tell you what happened. I got the same letter. I sent them the lease contract and I haven;t heard from them for a year now.

I hope BMW would do the leg work for us because it is due to...
Forum: European Delivery 04-18-2017, 08:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 851
Posted By mason
No they won't. Many of them don't...

No they won't.

Many of them don't understand what we experience here including more here on the fest.

I called BMW, they said called dealer. Festers said you need to pay tax, why you wanted...
Forum: European Delivery 10-12-2016, 10:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,026
Posted By mason
[QUOTE=Markus_OS;9870740] Well, it has been...

[QUOTE=Markus_OS;9870740]

Well, it has been a month and I've not heard from them. I'm keeping my fingers crossed. There are so many things on my plate right now. I haven't called them to check...
Forum: European Delivery 10-12-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,026
Posted By mason
They are not looking for differential in sales...

They are not looking for differential in sales tax because I paid NYC sales tax.

I spoke with the lady in Albany. They really think I imported a car myself directly from Germany. They threw all...
Forum: European Delivery 10-02-2016, 07:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,026
Posted By mason
This is the Nth time I'm saying tax was paid. ...

This is the Nth time I'm saying tax was paid. But, like other fester says either someone in Albany only use import info for fishing expedition, or someone at the port didn't do a good job clearing...
Forum: European Delivery 09-22-2016, 07:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,026
Posted By mason
No one is avoiding the sales tax. NY State...

No one is avoiding the sales tax.

NY State is investigating because of the information from US Custom.
Forum: European Delivery 09-22-2016, 07:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,026
Posted By mason
The letter says I should pay sales tax based on...

The letter says I should pay sales tax based on information from US Custom.

The interesting part is that they are not checking if dealer fails to collect or I fail to pay. They are relying on...
Forum: European Delivery 09-22-2016, 07:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,026
Posted By mason
No, the letter says "based on the data from US...

No, the letter says "based on the data from US Custom and Border Protection................"

If it is a simple sales tax issue, it is not going to say information from US Custom. FYI, I paid the...
Forum: European Delivery 09-20-2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,026
Posted By mason
No, they are looking for sales tax. It is...

No, they are looking for sales tax. It is straight from Albany so it is not import duty. I called Albany directly after the disappointing phone call from BMW. The lady asked me to send her copy of...
Forum: European Delivery 09-19-2016, 11:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,026
Posted By mason
It looks like there are several samples happened...

It looks like there are several samples happened before.

It seems to me that these ED cars need individual clearing instead of a batch electronic clearing (the typical way), they become red...
Forum: European Delivery 09-19-2016, 09:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,026
Posted By mason
Very Disappointing Repose From BMW ED Department

Well my ED was in 2014. Over the weekend, I got a letter from NYS taxation, saying I imported a car from abroad and I would be required paying sales tax on it.

Clearly, someone at the port didn't...
Forum: European Delivery 01-07-2016, 08:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,746
Posted By mason
They follow the rule to the T. I had a flat...

They follow the rule to the T. I had a flat while in France. Yes, insurance doesn't cover flat. Hotel helped me calling several BMW dealers in the area, they all said no tires in stock. I figured...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-07-2016, 08:36 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 70,027
Posted By mason
BMW is making less appealing. When former CEO...

BMW is making less appealing. When former CEO said that BMW needed to trim $billions in cost, I guess this is part of it.
Forum: European Delivery 12-15-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,427
Posted By mason
It depends on the road you drive. I have it and...

It depends on the road you drive. I have it and it is paying more than it's costed already. I've gone through 5 tires, 1 wheel straightening and that wheel would soon to be replaced after this...
Forum: European Delivery 12-14-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,943
Posted By mason
Congrats. It makes you very famous all over the...

Congrats. It makes you very famous all over the internet.
Forum: European Delivery 12-14-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 813
Posted By mason
Rolf is always very nice. My mother was in...

Rolf is always very nice. My mother was in Munich last month for a non-BMW trip. I arranged Rolf to take her to the airport. Service was great and better than taxi.
Forum: European Delivery 08-10-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 714
Posted By mason
They also have a pretty good medical service. It...

They also have a pretty good medical service. It was reasonably priced, 24/7.
Forum: European Delivery 07-13-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 429
Posted By mason
Park Hyatt. Not the best but very nice.

Park Hyatt. Not the best but very nice.
Forum: European Delivery 05-28-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,230
Posted By mason
I got it. My understanding is from Bavaria...

I got it. My understanding is from Bavaria version of DMV. The letter also states the payment has been deducted from the Deutsche Bank (probably BMW's), thus nothing to worry about.
Forum: European Delivery 05-28-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 771
Posted By mason
I'd actually go up on SS44 and Solden. It is...

I'd actually go up on SS44 and Solden. It is pretty cool.
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