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02-10-2008, 01:45 AM   #31
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QuoteOriginally posted by roentarre Quote
Recently, I had been charged GST and custum service fee <snip>
Gee James, that sucks! They can charge you GST on any value they like but, unofficially, it's >$1,000. Bad luck, mate.

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Gee James, that sucks! They can charge you GST on any value they like but, unofficially, it's >$1,000. Bad luck, mate.
I thought it was officially $1000: "All goods (except for tobacco products and alcoholic beverages) may be imported duty and tax free if their value is $1,000 or less."

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But then again, is it really worth the hassle arguing your case if a Custom's guy who's had a bad day decides to charge you GST on something worth $990?
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Thanks pop -- I never realised it was an official thing. That'll make James (roentarre) feel much better!
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