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Customs and Contents Declaration

May 31, 2014

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When mailing outside of the United States all packages with merchandise require a customs declaration.  All purchases are declared (as legally required) as sales merchandise.  This means they will be evaluated for any duties, vat, taxes or fees due.  A more in depth article on taxes and fees is here. Along with declaring that the […]

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Duty, Taxes, Vat

May 31, 2014

This article is primarily for buyers in the EU.  Almost all countries have some form of taxes and/or duties but the EU has stricter guidelines than most when it comes to charging fees and duties. As of this writing most EU countries will charge VAT for items greater than  $20.00 USD.  Most businesses that are […]