How to challenge the assessed fee for a parcel from abroad
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How to challenge the assessed fee for a parcel from abroad

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Answers to questions about limits on parcels from abroad.

Is it possible to challenge the assessed fee for a parcel from abroad? Do I have to pay customs duty for the purchased stock goods which before the discount does not fit into the limits? To these and other questions on the limits on parcels from abroad, who came in a direct line, said the experts of the state customs Committee, writes tut.by.

Do I have to pay customs duty for the purchased stock goods which before the discount does not fit into the limits?

Question: If the goods in China cost 28 euros, but at the time of purchase had action and I bought it for 20 euros. While passing the customs control zone what the price will be considered.

Question: On AliExpress every day a limited number of goods is sold at a nominal cost 0.1 dollar. Do I have to pay customs fee if the value of the goods without stock exceeds 22 euros, but was bought on the stock for a lesser amount?

Answer: the Cost of goods for personal use sent by international mail (MPO), is determined on the basis of information declared by the shippers in the customs declarations (form CN 22 or CN 23). Customs on the value of goods is determined in the absence of information about the value of goods in customs declarations, lack of actual customs declarations, the presence of doubts about the reliability of the data specified by the sender in customs declarations etc. In this law, the proof of cost information are sent in the MPO of goods recipient of goods may use in case the cost of such goods was determined by the customs authority.

In the case of determining information about the cost of the purchased goods on the basis of the information of the sender within the norms of duty-free shipment and no basis for determining the value of such goods, the customs body customs fees shall not be paid.

Is it possible to challenge the assessed fee for the package?

Question: as for the Question of challenging duties. Be aware that most sellers do not care about correctness of filling of the customs Declaration value, the fluctuation level of prices for goods often has a large amplitude. So often the sum in the Declaration and the amount actually paid (and in discharge of the Bank, respectively) and on the product itself on the product page are not identical. Encountered, had to prove to customs officers collecting the documents. The result is lost time and money (including Bank statements). Really get paid the fee (with all the consequences: the fee for customs clearance + payment "Belposhta" for the transfer of money) after receipt of MPO with the subsequent sending of documents to customs to recalculate the value of the item?

Answer: If the sender of the goods a customs Declaration form (CN 22 or CN 23) indicates the value of the goods is different from the amount actually paid by you for the goods, the customs authority will use the information specified by the sender.

Right, the proof information about the value to be transmitted to the MPO of goods recipient of goods may use in case the cost of such goods was determined by the customs authority.

Where to send documents for recalculation of duties on the parcel?

Question: Useful was the information about the specific addresses for sending documents to recalculate duties on IGOS. To reach customs, and especially to know the name of the inspector, has counted a toll on MPO, impossible, checked. How and where can I find the address for sending documents for recalculation of duties on MPO?

Answer: Treatment and documents relating to goods sent by international mail may be sent to the Minsk regional customs (220007, Minsk, Mogilevskaya str., 43) or by e-mail custom mrt@customs.gov.by.

Include the fee for shipping costs in its cost?

Question: I am Going to make a purchase on AliExpress. The cost of the product is 20 Euro, shipping 10 Euro. Will I have to pay duty? If not, how can I confirm that the product itself is less than 22 Euro?

Answer: the cost of goods for personal use does not include cost for transportation and insurance. The cost of goods for personal use sent by MPO was determined based on the information stated by the sender the customs form (CN 22 or CN 23) accompanying such IGOS. The costs for sending the goods will not be included in the cost of goods, provided that such costs allocated by the sender of the value of the goods and a customs Declaration form CN 22 or CN 23 the cost of such expenses are listed separately from the cost of the goods themselves.

If the sender of the goods a customs Declaration form CN 22 or CN 23 indicates the value of the goods, including the cost of shipment, customs authority will use the information specified by the sender.

If the value of the goods sent to your address will be determined in the amount not exceeding the established norms of duty-free import, customs fees paid by you are not subject.

Sender forgot to fill in the Declaration. How to be?

Question: If the sender forgot for some reason to fill in the customs Declaration (that is, no), the recipient may himself declare the get the goods? How will be the Declaration by the recipient?

Response: in the absence of documents accompanying international mailings and use as the passenger customs Declaration, or in such documents of information about the goods necessary for their release, citizens have the right independently or through the customs representative (declarant) to submit to the customs the customs Declaration. It is necessary to specify the necessary information about the product (cost, name, etc.). Documents confirming the following information must be attached to your passenger customs Declaration.

Ordered a package with 5 items. It would be excess?

Question: If I order goods worth 21 euros in an amount of 5 units from one seller in a single shipment, will this be in excess of the limit is 22 Euro for one package?

Answer: the Norm of duty-free shipment of goods in international postal items is determined based on the value of shipped goods and their weight. Limitations on the number of shipped goods is not defined. Thus, if the total cost of 5 units of goods sent in one mail item will be EUR 21 and the weight of the goods does not exceed 10 kg, customs duties are not payable.

If the value of each of the 5 units of goods sent in one mail will be 21 euros, the total value of all goods sent in one mail item will be 105 euros, which exceeds the value limit of duty-free shipment of goods in the amount of 22 euros. In this case subject to payment of customs payments at a rate of 30% of the cost, but not less than EUR 4 per kg of excess cost and (or) weight norm.

Can you provide a statement from Internet banking to confirm the value of the package?

Question: Can I use as evidence for custom statement printed from Internet banking or do you have to take it to the Bank (and/or to reinforce the wet seal)?

Answer: the Customs code of the Eurasian economic Union determined that to confirm the value of goods for personal use to the customs body must present the original documents on the basis of which the declared value of such goods (receipts, invoices, proof of purchase, etc.).

If necessary, evidentiary information contained in documents submitted in proof of the value of goods for personal use, an individual has the right to submit any additional documents. In this legislation there is no requirement for mandatory submission of originals of these additional documents. However, the customs authorities may check the compliance of the submitted copies of documents with the originals, ie have the right to request the originals of such documents if necessary.

"It is ridiculous to send a gift for 22 euros". Do you plan to introduce exemptions on parcels from relatives?

Question: If you receive parcels from relatives from abroad (e.g. Ireland) there are the same restrictions for 22 euros or are there any benefits?

Answer: Benefits in respect of postal items received from close relatives is not provided.

Therefore, in case of exceeding the norms of duty-free import subject to payment of customs payments at a rate of 30% of the cost, but not less than EUR 4 per kg of excess cost and (or) weight regulations and customs fees for customs operations in the amount of 10 rubles.

Question: I Live permanently in Spain. Sorry, can not once a year at Christmas to send relatives a gift parcel. Have both the desire and the opportunity, but limits in Belarus does not allow me to do it. It is ridiculous to send a gift for 22 euros. And for a gift for a large amount (at least 100 euros) relatives will have to pay. This is not a gift. For some reason I thought only about Internet shopping. But there are also parcels from relatives living abroad. Maybe planned changes to limits on parcels for relatives?

Response: currently, the establishment of other norms of duty-free shipment of goods than is established by the presidential decree of 21 July 2014 № 360 "On the movement of goods for personal use" in respect of goods sent to relatives, not planned.

The answers to the other questions submitted to the hotline with experts of the SCC, will publish in the near future.

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