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Importing from china

  • 26-05-2024 11:41pm
    Registered Users Posts: 1


    I'm setting up a small crafts business and looking at important some children's clothes from china. If I buy off the likes of temu /shein (its an accessory to my product..product is handmade in ireland) can I offset the cost against my tax bill? I can't find the answer to this anywhere? Thanks for any advice.

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  • Moderators, Business & Finance Moderators, Sports Moderators Posts: 14,873 Mod ✭✭✭✭whiterebel

    MOD: Moving to business as this is a consumer forum.

  • Registered Users Posts: 8,403 ✭✭✭Gloomtastic!

    Sounds like you’re a sole trader. The cost of an item, if it’s sold as part of another item, can be offset against tax.

  • Registered Users Posts: 994 ✭✭✭Vestiapx

    Hi OP

    This is very basic I think you should see if your local enterprise board can get you mentorship or startup advice

    It a very basic question and would make me feel that you are an ideas and energy person , which is fine , but not a systems and rules person. Wouldn't hurt to see what supports would be available