Prior to shipment delivery, the shipper or consignee may be asked to pay additional duties and taxes, and the government tax is for: The customs office of the destination country will review the commercial invoice for the value and category of the goods and will release your goods for delivery once duties and taxes have been settled by the shipper or consignee.
Incoterms (International Commercial Terms) is set by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) every decade. The current version was created in 2010, these terms outline the responsibility for paying duties and taxes lies with the shipper or consignee Benefits of Incoterms:
1. Clearly defining each party's responsibilities.
2. Standardizing terms across countries.
3. Accepted around the globe.
percentages vary for different products.
Charged in stages and refunded to all parties except the buyer.
Charged to final consumers when they purchase goods or services.
A threshold above which a tax is due.
The following Incoterms apply to B2C businesses and traditional eCommerce sellers:
Customer or consignee is responsible for settling customs charges to release goods for delivery.
Seller is responsible for risks and costs of shipment, including import duty and other delivery charges.
CNShip4Shop 's Duties and Taxes Calculator simplifies the calculation of taxes and duties for all countries worldwide.
Customs Duty Calculator can be used to estimate the customs duty on international shipments. An order value that is lower than the de minimis value does not require payment of import duty.
CNShip4Shop offers post-paid (DDU) and pre-paid (DDP) options at the checkout page.
*For orders with Taiwan as the destination, only the pre-paid (DDP) option is available.
With CNShip4Shop, eCommerce companies can resolve all customs problems easily, eliminating the need for customs brokers altogether.