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Tariff on purchase from China on Ebay

If I order a knit hat on Ebay directly from China, how is the 10% (increasing to 25% on Friday per Donald Trump's tweet) tariff paid? It's possible that the Ebay seller pays the tariff and tariff ...
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How to request customs for revaluation of Customs Duty on the prize received to India from US in a competition

I got a prize from website from US as I was winner in the event. Parcel was posted to India through USPS its a Honor Band 3 which costs around 50 USD in US and 2800 INR in India. Today I received the ...
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Charged 41.184% duty on a microprocessor. Is this the correct rate?

I purchased an Intel processor from eBay US which was sent to India via EMS. It arrived today and I got a hefty bill for INR 5120 which is 41% of the declared value of the item. These were the papers ...
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Customs for shipment from USA to Germany

I would like to participate in a giveaway a certain US-based company is doing right now. They are randomly selecting two recipients for a high-end (about USD 1200 in value) consumer-grade electronics ...
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NRI Indian customs question

Though info is avaliable online but I am not sure as it talks about Indian residents returning to India for good. I am a Singapore resident staying here for last 2 years. I keep travelling to India. ...
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How can I avoid paying customs fees when exporting & reimporting?

I'm from Guernsey and am currently in the UK for university. I built myself a new desktop PC and want to take it back with me when I travel back to Guernsey in the summer and then transport it back to ...
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What is the import duty on computer hardware in India?

I find each international shopping site quoting different amounts as "Import Duty" for computer hardware (like processor, RAM and graphics card). Amazon's global store calculates it at 40 to 43% of ...
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A foreigner has $11,000 and they are flying to the US. They claim it on FinCen 105. They show the form to the CBP agent. What happens next?

A foreigner has $11,000 and they are flying to the US. They claim it on FinCen 105 and the CBP Form 6059-B. They show the forms to the CBP agent. What happens next? The purpose is a long family ...
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What happens if one brings more than 10,000 USD with them into the US?

Suppose one has $1,000,000 in a suitcase and they are flying to the US. Suppose they check the box in their customs form that says they're bringing more than $10,000 with them. They show the form to ...
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Is a 40-50% Brokerage Fee Reasonable for Items Shipped Across the Border?

Recently I had a package shipped by UPS. When the man came he said I owed $49 in brokerage fees, almost HALF of the total value of the $100 item. Is it reasonable to charge this much?