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08-17-2012, 07:20 AM   #1

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I would like to send my wife my K-r here from the Philippines, do you guys have any idea how much would the feds will taxed me if I declared my parcel as a $400 package item? Fedex already quoted me of about $80 shipping charge but they were clueless how much additional charges soon maybe applied.

I need your help at least give me some idea how much would be the additional tax, so that I can decide whether or not it's still economical to ship my k-r or get a 2nd hand k-r there in the US.

I need to decide fast as her birthday is drawing near...

Thank you

08-17-2012, 07:33 AM   #2
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look into usps priority or will be cheaper to ship then fedex...i have never been taxed on anything i bought from oversee so i am not sure she would be charges anything
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That's some birthday gift, YOUR used K-r
08-17-2012, 08:19 AM   #4
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According to this website cameras are duty free from Philippines to USA. I have no idea how accurate that is but have a read and check it out.

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I have always been hit with import duty and "processing fees" by FedEx but never by the USPS and EMS. I would look into the link provided by jatrax and I would send it via EMS.
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Thank you guys, somehow I am enlightened..

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