- You are responsible for taxes on your order from Alibaba.
- Alibaba is in China, and most of the sellers are in China, sometimes Alibaba will take care of the tax related to your order, and sometimes you have to pay the import tax yourself.
How Duty and Tariffs Work on Alibaba
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People Also Asked:
Do I have to pay import tax from Alibaba to UK?
Yes, you have to pay tax to the UK
Do I have to pay import tax from Alibaba to Australia?
If you are an Australian customer from Alibaba.com , and your shipping address is in Australia. You DO NOT need to pay import tax from Alibaba.com .
How do I know if I have to pay import fees?
When your order arrives, you will receive a shipping notification and invoice for the customs and duties fees. The amount due is based on the value of the goods and where they are being delivered.
Do I need to pay VAT on imports from China?
Yes, you will have to pay VAT on imports from China. The amount that you are liable for is generally calculated by customs officials, based on the materials and components used in its production
How can I avoid import tax in Australia?
There are several ways to avoid Australian import tax, including having your goods marked as ‘gifts’, but we recommend speaking with a customs officer at the Australian border.
Is Alibaba still shipping to Australia?
Yes, Alibaba still ships to Australia. However, we do not guarantee the time of delivery.
Why am I paying VAT on Alibaba?
We are VAT registered. This means you will be charged VAT at checkout where legally required, and this is built into our prices.
Why are shipping costs so high on Alibaba?
Alibaba’s shipping price depends on many factors, such as destination, weight, type and choice of shipping method
What is Alibaba tax?
Alibaba tax, also known as Alibaba withholding tax, is the tax revenue collected from the Alibaba online stores. Buyers will have to pay this tax when purchasing items from Alibaba’s online stores.
Can I buy from Alibaba for personal use?
Yes you can buy from Alibaba for personal use
Can you get free shipping on Alibaba?
Yes, you can get free shipping on Alibaba. You may need to enter a coupon code to see the free shipping fee but there are plenty of codes available.
What is the cheapest shipping method on Alibaba?
The cheapest shipping method on Alibaba is by sea. The cost can be reduced if there are any special deals and discounts available at that time.