Customs and Duties

Does your price include duties or VAT, How much tax do I need to pay?

Customs Duty

What Is A Customs Duty?

Customs Duty is a tariff or tax imposed on goods when transported across international borders. The purpose of Customs Duty is to protect each country's economy, residents, jobs, environment, etc., by controlling the flow of goods, especially restrictive and prohibited goods, into and out of the country.

Dutiable refers to articles on which Customs Duty may have to be paid. Each article has a specific duty rate, which is determined by a number of factors, including where you acquired the article, where it was made, and what it is made of. The Customs Duty Rate is a percentage. This percentage is determined by the total purchased value of the article(s) paid at a foreign country and not based on factors such as quality, size, or weight.

Each country has its own customs duty threshold . They are all different. Such as, the entry of goods valued in European country is about 22.00EUR for personal goods imported. The entry if goods valued in United States is about 800USD for personal goods imported. The above two experience are from the feedback from our customers buying from us before. The entry of goods value will be changed day by day with the development of each couturiers customs duty policy. There are so many elements will affect the customs duty, which can not be controlled.

Does Your Goods Price include Duties or VAT?

No. The price of our products does not include any duties or VAT. We just charge goods cost and shipping cost in the order you made from us. If you are charged of a VAT, you just need to pay it to your local customs or the local delivery company who helps you to make clearance, not Phyhoo.

Can the Customs Duty be Avoided?

Normally, we will declare the goods in the low value to help you to reduce the customs duty you need to pay. The customs duty is out of our control. So, it is really very hard to answer this questions if you choose some shipping term like DHL, UPS, FedEx, TNT and so on.

For each country has different customs duty policy, there is no way for us to know the rules, regulations, customs, traditions, practices, loopholes, schemes, systems, paperwork, codes, laws, or rulings of every single country.

In conclusion, you want to reduce or avoid the duty you may need to pay, you need to learn the local customs duty policy. And you can tell us how much you want to declare the goods value which can help you to reduce or avoid the customs duty you may need to pay. Anyway, we can declare good value or make customs invoice according to your requests. You can note your need in the process of ordering or send e-mail to us within 24 hours before arranging the shipment out. Thanks.

How much Customs Duty DO I Need to Pay?

The customs policy differs from country to country and even in different places of the same country. It is almost impossible for us to know all the updated customs practices and rules of every country. Thus, we cannot tell you how much tax you need to pay. You can check the local customs official website to know more. Please note, the final customs duty you need to pay depends on the newest customs policy in the destination countries.

How Do I Pay Customs Duty?

For we offer the door to door shipping service,usually, the shipping agency will help you to make customs clearance and pay customs duty for goods imported firstly. Then, the shipping agency will call you or send message to inform you that you need to customs duty xxx USD online. After you pay for it, they will arrange the shipment to you. Under the normal condition, the customs duty will be paid when the carrier arrange the shipment to you. Therefore, When you sign for the package, you need to pay customs duty at the same time.

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