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Apple fails to eliminate import taxes in United Kingdom for Apple Watch straps

Technology companies dedicate their work to the development of new products, all of this to try to seduce their end users and get to sell more and more devices. But also these companies have that deal with the regulations of each country, and is that when the ambition is get benefits to all costa, them different States also want to win money with these business through them different taxes of each organ regulatory. And the latest controversy of Apple comes from United Kingdom, country where attempted to avoid the imposition of taxes of importation with the Apple Watch silicone straps…

But seems that them attempts of Apple is have frustrated, and is that, them belts sports, of silicone, for the Apple Watch continue being an accessory taxable in the United Kingdom, after a court fiscal ruled that the belt not should be exempt of rights of import, despite the insistence of Apple that according to alleged, not is a part essential of the Apple Watch…

The controversy comes due that Apple attempted by active and passive regulators of United Kingdom qualified Apple Watch as “no taxes” belts, since Apple Watch does not need a strap for your operation, and therefore should not be considered part of the Apple Watch, and therefore should be exempt from import taxes that apply to technological devices.

But of course, we all know that this is not true, the judge who has declined the demand for Apple has stated that Apple Watch does not have a correct operation without that belt: motionsensors, heart ratesensor, and even the method of Security Apple Watch blocking when we remove the wrist, would cease to work without strap. For all this, Apple will continue to pay its corresponding import taxes…

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