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On 1 October 2014 the new Customs Import Prohibition Order 2014 and Customs Export Prohibition Order 2014 came into effect.
If you send goods overseas for repair or refurbishment, they are subject to duty and GST when they are returned. Duty and GST is charged on the repair cost, not the total value of your goods.
Member countries have agreed on a protocol that will amend the Agreement Establishing the ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Area (AANZFTA).
You can now use your Visa or MasterCard to pay your Customs charges online. Just make sure you have your invoice or entry number handy.
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