Just got my Hiarcs 12 upgrade email!

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Just got my Hiarcs 12 upgrade email!

Post by mike860 » Fri Mar 28, 2008 6:27 pm

Better check your email account! :)

andras

Re: Just got my Hiarcs 12 upgrade email!

Post by andras » Fri Mar 28, 2008 8:36 pm

Not a big discount: with VAT is only 10 euro cheaper then the chessbase version...

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Re: Just got my Hiarcs 12 upgrade email!

Post by Graham Banks » Fri Mar 28, 2008 8:38 pm

andras wrote:Not a big discount: with VAT is only 10 euro cheaper then the chessbase version...
Blame your government for VAT! :P
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Re: Just got my Hiarcs 12 upgrade email!

Post by Dann Corbit » Fri Mar 28, 2008 8:51 pm

Graham Banks wrote:
andras wrote:Not a big discount: with VAT is only 10 euro cheaper then the chessbase version...
Blame your government for VAT! :P
Nobody wants to pay taxes, but at the same time we want top quality services. Not that I can see any solution, but it's always a two edged sword.

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Re: Just got my Hiarcs 12 upgrade email!

Post by Tony Thomas » Sat Mar 29, 2008 6:45 am

Graham Banks wrote:
andras wrote:Not a big discount: with VAT is only 10 euro cheaper then the chessbase version...
Blame your government for VAT! :P
What percentage of a purchase do Europeans pay in VAT? Suppose Mark was originally from Georgia and I was buying Hiarcs from him, I have no option but to pay 6-8% tax depending on where his company is located. On the other hand if he was from another state in U.S, I wouldnt have to pay any tax.

andras

Re: Just got my Hiarcs 12 upgrade email!

Post by andras » Sat Mar 29, 2008 7:03 am

Sorry I was wrong: the link in the email was not fully clickable so I thought the discount is only 10 euros. Actually the correct upgrade price for MP version is 71,34 Euro.

andras

Re: Just got my Hiarcs 12 upgrade email!

Post by andras » Sat Mar 29, 2008 7:45 am

SzG wrote:
I payed 19% VAT for HIARCS.
Me too.

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Re: Just got my Hiarcs 12 upgrade email!

Post by Thomas Lagershausen » Sat Mar 29, 2008 12:35 pm

Graham Banks wrote:
andras wrote:Not a big discount: with VAT is only 10 euro cheaper then the chessbase version...
Blame your government for VAT! :P
This statement is really stupid. :cry:

Only a government that has enough money for teachers, police, hospitals, social work, culture, save water and lots more of this things is a good government. :!:

Everybody has to defend his government for this stupid thinking :idea:
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Re: Just got my Hiarcs 12 upgrade email!

Post by Graham Banks » Sat Mar 29, 2008 7:22 pm

Thomas Lagershausen wrote:
Graham Banks wrote:
andras wrote:Not a big discount: with VAT is only 10 euro cheaper then the chessbase version...
Blame your government for VAT! :P
This statement is really stupid. :cry:

Only a government that has enough money for teachers, police, hospitals, social work, culture, save water and lots more of this things is a good government. :!:

Everybody has to defend his government for this stupid thinking :idea:
Of course taxes are necessary. My point was that it's not the fault of the engine author that some customers need to pay extra, but then I think most readers would realise that was what I was getting at.

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Re: Just got my Hiarcs 12 upgrade email!

Post by Henrik Dinesen » Sat Mar 29, 2008 10:42 pm

but then I think most readers would realise that was what I was getting at.
Of course Graham :)
Living in the country in the world with highest taxes, I don't complain.
Nor do I blame the authors of programs - I could sometimes wish for more flexiabillity towards minority items, like our chessprograms - would help the chessprogrammers, who doesn't has a large market. The huge taxes may help decrease this market even more.
But, it's probably selfish thinking...?;)
Henrik

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