In 2020, the Siberians paid 36% less customs payments at import of the goods by mail
In 2020, the Siberians paid 36% less customs payments when importing goods by post
In 2020, in Siberia, 36% decreased the amount of customs duties that individuals paid for goods imported for personal use in international mail (IGOS) – from 4.9 million to 3.1 million. The total number of “paid” MPO also dropped to 1397 (in the same period of 2019 – MPO 1951).
Recall that from 1 January 2020 duty-free to individuals for personal use can be brought into one MPO goods worth up to 200 € up to 31 kg, in case of exceeding the norms need to fill in a passenger customs Declaration and pay customs duties.
“When filling in the passenger customs Declaration should pay attention to the need for correct identification and statement of the value of goods for personal use. You should note that customs postage included not only the cost of the goods but also the expenses of the seller associated, for example, with the preparation of the product and its processing. Additional costs set out in the bill, are part of the transaction and, therefore, are to be included in the cost of goods for personal use, with the exception of expenses for transportation and insurance”, – said the head of Department of control of customs value of service of Federal customs incomes of the Siberian customs Department Catherine Glotova.
The provisions of article 267 of the Customs code of the Eurasian economic Union established that the value of goods for personal use declared in the passenger customs Declaration with the customs Declaration of goods for personal use on the basis of the information specified in receipts, bills, tags, stamps or other documents confirming the purchase of such goods. When verification of the declared information on the cost of goods for personal use, the customs authority can use the information given in catalogs and on websites of foreign organizations engaged in the retail sale of similar products.
Contact the Siberian customs Department for the service of information and advice on customs Affairs by phone (383) 319-90-00. E-mail for citizens firstname.lastname@example.org. Helpline: (383) 228-12-49.