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Old October 18th, 2006, 10:56   #38
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Originally Posted by techobo View Post
Does anyone know the maximum amout that you can ship from overseas before you get taxed? I had a problem with something from eHobby and they were great in giving me store credit for my next purchase.
From my experience, any non-gift items will be taxed GST plus customs handling fees ($7) if this is through Canada Post, UPS will charge you an arm and a leg for brokerage (~$30), FedEx has never charged me any tax or customs/brokerage.

I've gotten taxed for $15 items, but I had $200 packages come through freely. It's all pretty random I would have to say.

The only free one that won't be taxed are gifts that are under $60CDN.
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