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Duties and Taxes

Requested from BOC by A. Macandog at 05:08 PM on Sep 20, 2020.
Purpose: Cost for Customs duty and taxes
Date of Coverage: 08/01/2020 - 09/20/2020
Tracking no: #BOC-397469443891

August Nathaniel 05:08 PM, Sep 20, 2020

Hi I’m planning to ship one or two smartphone via courier from the USA to the Philippines. May I know the amount of customs duties and taxes for a samartphone? This is only for pereonal use.
September 21, 2020

Dear August Nathaniel,


Thank you for your request dated Sep 20, 2020 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for Duties and Taxes.

Response to your request

With regard to the request, please email boc.cares@customs.gov.ph

Kindly include in your email the details below:

Quantity of the item:
Total value of the items:
Insurance fee:

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