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Old November 2nd, 2007, 15:00   #73
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Swimming in a pool of Xpresspost receipts.... Toronto - 400/401
Originally Posted by Griffin View Post
Well this is now the first item ordered from Huang, that I got ding with taxes. The CASV has the good old yellow tape on it and a CBSA invoice as well. The item value was listed at $15, CBSA listed it as $50 than charged me PST/GST plus handling fee. I am curious though on how they determined the item to be worth $50.

They probably just pulled the figure out of thin air.

What they usually do with replica and knockoff goods is lookup the value of the authentic item, and use that as the value for taxes/duties. A real VLTOR CASV goes for about $250-300 USD

Consider yourself lucky.
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