Duties and Taxes

Duties and Taxes

Duties and Taxes information for Stackry, a Package Forwarding Service | Parcel Forwarding Service

Aramex DDP

Saudi Arabia

For shipments with a value of less than SAR1000, you must pay VAT equal to 15% of the customs declared value.

For shipments with a value of more than SAR1000, you must pay VAT, duty, and a $10 USD clearance charge, where:

  • Duty is 5% of the customs declared value + freight + insurance
  • VAT is 15% of the customs declared value + freight + insurance + duty

Calculations for customs declared value, freight and insurance are shown below:

  • Customs declared value is the valuation placed on items in your shipment
  • Freight is 0.5 SAR per kg
  • Insurance is 1% of the customs declared value + freight
Kuwait

For all shipments, you must pay duty equal to 5% of the customs declared value and a $5 USD clearance charge.

United Arab Emirates

For shipments with a value of less than AED1000, you must pay VAT equal to 5% of the customs declared value.

For shipments with a value of more than AED1000, you must pay VAT, duty, and a $10 USD clearance charge, where:

  • Duty is 5% of the customs declared value + freight + insurance
  • VAT is 5% of the customs declared value + freight + insurance + Duty

Calculations for customs declared value, freight and insurance are shown below:

  • Customs declared value is the valuation placed on items in your shipment
  • Freight is
    • $75 USD if weight is less than 25kg
    • $3 USD per kg if weight is more than 25kg
  • Insurance is 1% of the customs declared value + freight
Bahrain

For all shipments, you must pay VAT equal to 5% of the customs declared value and a $5 USD clearance charge.

All Carriers

Australia

For shipments with a total Customs Declared Value of less than A$1000 you must pay GST to Stackry. See below for calculation:

Notes:

For shipments with a total Customs Declared Value of greater than AU$1000, GST and duty will be assessed at the border by AU customs officials and paid to the carrier.

For more information visit https://www.ato.gov.au/Business/International-tax-for-business/In- detail/GST-on-low-value-imported-goods/Information-for-re-deliverers/

New Zealand

For shipments containing items that have a Customs Declared Value of less than NZ$1000 you must pay GST to Stackry. See below for calculation:

  • GST (Goods and Service Tax) Only
  • Calculation Factors
    • Customs Declared Value +
    • Actual Shipping Charges +
    • Consolidation/Repackaging Fees +
    • Amount paid for Insurance +
    • Amount charged for Storage Fees (if any)
  • GST is calculated multiplying the sum of all above charges by 15%

Notes:

For shipments with a total Customs Declared Value of greater than NZ$1000, GST and duty will be assessed at the border by NZ customs officials and paid to the carrier.

GST is charged for shipments to consumers AND GST registered NZ businesses*

For more information visit https://www.classic.ird.govt.nz/campaigns/2018/gst-policy-update-nz- consumers.html

*GST can be charged on shipments to businesses due to the fact that over 50% of Stackry shipments are to consumers.