What to expect if your Buyandship shipment gets taxed by Singapore Customs?

When you’re shopping online overseas, one of the top concerns is getting taxed by Singapore Customs. Buyandship suggests for our members to be aware of the general rule of thumb for import tax and duty. According to the Singapore Customs’ website, for goods imported by post or air, shoppers can get GST relief for amounts up to S$400 per shipment. 1. Customs will likely tax shipments over S$400 in value The value of your shipment will determine if your Buyandship delivery will be taxed. The value is not determined just by the total price of your purchased items; it also includes the Buyandship shipping fee from Hong Kong to Singapore,¬†plus other chargeable costs and the duty payable (if applicable). 2. How much will I have to pay for tax and duty? In general, the import tax rate in Singapore is 7% for shipments valued over S$400. There are some instances..

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