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Forum: European Delivery 10-12-2016, 11:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,299
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, 11:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,299
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, 08:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,299
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, 08:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,299
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, 08:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,299
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, 08:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,299
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, 12:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,299
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, 12:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,299
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, 10:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,299
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, 09:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,618
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, 09:36 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 40,328
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, 03:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,101
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, 10:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,585
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, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 750
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, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 653
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, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 395
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, 08:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,581
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, 08:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
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.
Forum: European Delivery 05-20-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,903
Posted By mason
Congrats!! I agree with that we need to at...

Congrats!!

I agree with that we need to at least push the speed limit toward 100mph. If they'd ever delimit it, it would be awesome. But there are a couple of practical matters in the way: 1)...
Forum: European Delivery 05-06-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By mason
Route to Nice can be boring. Either through...

Route to Nice can be boring. Either through Dolomite to Zurich or round Lake Geneva to Geneva, both is great choice.
Forum: European Delivery 04-29-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 926
Posted By mason
Traveling with 6 is not easy. Renting a bigger...

Traveling with 6 is not easy. Renting a bigger car is more realistic for you.

Regardless of travel size, I plan to spend much less time in Munich next time. I will base in Hilton Airport. I...
Forum: European Delivery 04-29-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,601
Posted By mason
I did that. I can't be happier. Especially in...

I did that. I can't be happier. Especially in NY, it got rid of the generic yellow plate. The blue/white plate blends in BMW blue very well. Now the issue is that my wife wants to transfer this...
Forum: European Delivery 04-09-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 901
Posted By mason
They truck your car from Nice. I agree with...

They truck your car from Nice. I agree with other festers, keep your car for a few days. It is nice to drive around riviera, enjoy it. Find a late morning or early afternoon on a weekday to drive...
Forum: European Delivery 04-08-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,553
Posted By mason
It's become my standard operating procedure to...

It's become my standard operating procedure to stay at the airport hotel the night before flying home. It has made drop off and check in way less stressful.

Munich, Frankfurt, Zurich and Paris...
Forum: European Delivery 04-08-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,432
Posted By mason
Welcome to the club. I've done twice with the...

Welcome to the club. I've done twice with the kids now. It is totally doable, but it does require some good planning.

The kids lounge is perfect for kids. They can spend a long time there.
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