Price and tax
Our grand order total does not include any custom tax, import duty, VAT or any extra tax fee. You have to pay it when it happen in your country custom.
Customers have to pay any tax by themself after the order lands on their country. We list a basic guide in here to help you understand the major tax rule and calculate them.
So far, most of our products are stock in China, so, if you place an order from us, normally, it means you "import something from China". (Small order is not a big thing in tax)
Estimate Import Duty & Taxes Calculation
Estimate your custom duty / VAT / import tax in here (will open a new window) http://www.dutycalculator.com/new-import-duty-and-tax-calculation/
How to pay your tax ?
Normally, after the order lands on your conuntry , your custom will estimate your tax which base on your order value (we declare order value to custom), the procession calls "Custom Clearence". They will contact you if you need pay tax ( that is why we need your phone number necessary), you may need pay tax to custom directly or pay to DHL/UPS etc delivery agency alternatively before you can get the order.
Tax rate or policy for specifical country
Duty is not charged if the value of the imported goods is up to US$200.
You may face to Custom Duty( typical rate for musical instrument, it is 2.9%-3.5%, detail rate in http://hts.usitc.gov/Table%2092.xml)
Rarely , you may face to Sale Tax as well.
For more general information , Please read : http://www.dutycalculator.com/help_center/Import-duty-taxes-when-importing-into-the-United-States/
A typical custom duty rate of importing musical instrument is 2.7%, VAT rate is 20%
Buy goods from Outside EU, for Personal use (normally it means we send an order to a person):
You need to pay Customs Duty on goods with a value that exceeds £135
You have to pay import VAT on goods with a value that exceeds £15
Note that on all goods from outside the EU, Customs Duty is waived if the amount of duty calculated is £9 or under.
70+ countries typical musical instrument importing duty rate and sale tax/VAT rate
For electric guitar parts importting : http://www.dutycalculator.com/hs-code-duty-rate-import-restrictions/920994/guitar-parts/9209.94.8000/9209.94.0000/1188/
For acoustic guitar parts importting : http://www.dutycalculator.com/hs-code-duty-rate-import-restrictions/920992/parts-accessories-excluding-stands-and-tuning-pins-for-acoustic-guitars/9209.92.8000/9209.92.0000/5518/