What Is VAT?
A Value Added Tax (VAT) is a consumption tax - which is placed on goods and services ordered outside your home country. The amount of the tax is dependent on the cost of, the quantity of and even the reasons for purchasing the product(s).
What Is GST?
A Good and Service Tax (GST) is a value added tax which is placed on goods and services ordered outside your home country. Wait, didn't you just tell me that's what VAT is? Yes! VAT & GST are basically the same thing; some countries refer to this import tax as VAT and some refer to it as GST.
Is There VAT or GST in my Country?
A majority amount of countries collect a VAT or GST when you purchase a product from outside your home country. This tax rate fluctuates depending on which country, province or state you live in. Check out the links below for specific information about your home country.
What Does This Mean for my Order?
Depending on the country, the buyer (you) may be required to pay a VAT or GST while you are placing an order.
There may be additional charges once the package arrives at the customs office in the destination country. The amount of the tax is dependent on the cost of, the quantity of and even the reasons for purchasing the product(s). This fee may be requested by your local post office, the carrier or customs office.
Who Pays the VAT or GST?
Sellers are responsible for complying with the laws and regulations of the country of destination. The buyer is responsible for any additional fees or taxes. Darn Good Yarn offers the best shipping rates and complies with all lawns and regulations of the country of destination. Sometimes this requires us collecting VAT or GST while you are placing your order.
If you have any questions or concerns about your local VAT or GST, please contact your local customs office.
If you have any questions or comments about your order or your shopping experience, please contact our awesome customer service team!
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via phone: 1-518-831-1703