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A tax collected on imports and some exports by the customs authorities of a country.

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What are the restrictions regarding bringing back items into the United States, bought in India?

I am a US citizen planning to travel to India and I hear the shopping there is quite fair. In particular the electronics. I want to get a few items to bring back home with me. So are there any ...
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How do custom officers determine if the imported goods of a passenger are old or newly bought?

Almost all countries levy custom duties (with an allowance) on imported goods by passengers, such as electronics, clothes, etc., that have been bought from outside that country and are intended to ...
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How much marmelade can I bring into the US?

I want to bring homemade berry marmelade in little glass jars with me to the US from Europe as gifts for friends. I have found the following site on importing foods into the US https://help.cbp.gov/...
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Should I pay for importing my iPhone in the UK?

Until now when arriving from EU to the UK I was walking green corridors and life was good. Now gov.uk website says this (https://www.gov.uk/duty-free-goods/arriving-in-Great-Britain): You can bring ...
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Will I owe customs duty on Xbox One X while going to India?

I have recently bought an Xbox One X which cost around 534 USD including taxes. I wish to take it with me to India (Hyderabad). But I am worried about the duty imposed on it, which might be more than ...
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Are import duties the same when travelling by plane or sending by mail?

I am a Dutch citizen and I would like to know what calculator I can use to calculate import taxes on things I take with me from the USA to the Netherlands after my holiday. For example, I would like ...
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Travelling from the US to UK with a company computer bought in the US - do I pay VAT at UK border?

I live in the UK as a UK national, and the US based company that I work for has bought me a computer in the USA to use for my work with them. I'm travelling to the US from the UK for business and to ...
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Do I need to pay import duty for bringing disassembled desktop computer to USA?

I'm going to UC Berkeley for an one-year program months later and I want to have my desktop PC with myself. The thread discusses how, while it doesn't contain information about import duty & taxes....
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Bringing brand new iPad and tablet

I planning to buy brand new iPad and tablet from the UK as I live here to take to Thailand for my cousin and my grandchild. Do I need to pay for custom tax?
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Can I bring a few cans of meat into the EU? If so, how?

As far as I can tell, the rules apply uniformly to all of the EU. In my case, I will enter Germany. (The exceptions for Norway, Andorra, Liechtenstein, San Marino, Switzerland, Faroe Islands and ...
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Carrying two laptops to India - will I have to pay duty? [duplicate]

I went to the U.S. on a business trip for 3 days. After reaching there, I purchased a laptop to do my business work. However, the very next day, my company provided me a new work laptop, and I had no ...
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