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Old June 14th, 2012, 02:30   #8
Grey Ops
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Originally Posted by ao_tenshi View Post
Hi all,

I've ordered some batteries and charger from Hobbyking which came out to about $65 and was charged $25 in duty and fees. I remember ordering things online from retailers in Hongkong before (upto $30 or so) and was never charged duty.

Just wondering if there is a $$$ threshold where Canadian custom apply duty on international orders? Or is it random? :-?

What was the breakdown of the charges? You probably got charged tax and then a flat brokerage fee.
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