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Colombia – 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 Colombia whether by a private individual or a commercial entity.

The valuation method is CIF.

Below table provide the Duty and Sales tax for Colombia:

Duty Rates Average Duty Rate Sales Tax(GST) Threshold on goods
0% to 35% (Some electronic goods are duty free) 11.31% VAT=16% VAT=VAT%(CIF + Excise + any duty) Duty is not exempted but VAT is exempted id FOB is less than US$200
  • Alcohol and tobacco products are subjected to excise duty at 20% and 55% (CIF + duty)
  • Consumption taxes in corporate
  • A national consumption tax is levied against the following select services and goods:

    1. Mobile phone services at 4%.
    2. Certain vehicles, aircraft, and other goods at 8% or at 16%.
    3. Restaurant and cafeteria services at 8%.

For more information on other taxes and duties please refer Corporate taxes website.