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hi guys i was wondering if anyone could help me out. i'm looking at maybe buying some parts and stuff from the USA. but the thing is i dont know how this import duties etc works?




say i want to buy something that costs 100$. that would be about 750 in rands(say 7.5: 1) how much more ontop of that amount would i have to pay on duties vat ect. before i have the stuff in my hands?









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Generally you just pay vat at 14% and a very small handling fee. This excludes clothing though which is heavily taxed

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Do a site search using the forum only bar on the left, there are hundreds of threads about this topic, no need to start a new one.

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