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To all our valued customers
As a follow up to our news release on the 27th November 2013 we have received confirmation that the Import Processing Charges Amendment Bill 2013 has passed through both Houses of Parliament without amendment.
The bill will increase the import declaration and warehouse declaration processing charges levied on air, sea and post consignments with a value of $10,000 – effective on 1 January 2014.
The Australian Customs and Border Protection Service have advised that they will soon release a notice with transition arrangements.
Effective 1 January 2014
The new charges will introduce a two tiered charging arrangement with increased charges applying for air, sea and post consignments valued at $10,000 or more. The charging arrangements will apply from 1 January 2014 as follows:
There will continue to be no import processing charge for consignments valued at $1,000 or less.
Please refer to Peter Gulabovski on our toll free: 1300 348 828 if you have any immediate questions.Back to News Page