Customs Duty Calculator

Australia – Customs and Import duty tax calculation method

Customs Duties or Import duty and taxes will be pending and need to be cleared while importing goods into Australia whether by a private individual or a commercial entity.

The valuation method is FOB (Free on Board)

  • Import duty will be calculated exclusively on the value of the imported goods. Along with import duty imports are subject to other taxes and charges such as sales tax (GST) and Customs Service tax.    

Below table provide the Duty and Sales tax for Australia:

Duty Rates Average Duty Rate Sales Tax(GST) Threshold on goods
0% to 10% 4.6%(Some electronic goods are not subjected to Tax) 10% (VoTI) if product value is less than AU$ 1000 then import is free from duty, sales and processing fee.
  • Processing fee
    1. If FOB value is above A$1,000 and below 10,000
      • Processing fee(depends on mode of transport) = A$50.00 or A$90.00
    2. If FOB greater than A$10,000
      • Processing fee(depends on mode of transport) = A$152.00 or A$192.00
  • Wine Equalisation Taxis 29% on wines and alcoholic beverages.
  • Luxury Car Taxis 33% on certain motor vehicles