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

The valuation method is CIF.

Below table provide the Duty and Sales tax for Italy:

Duty Rates Average Duty Rate Sales Tax(GST) VAT rate Threshold on goods
0% to 17% (Some electronic products are duty free) NA NA 22% Duty and VAT are not charged if FOB value is less than 150 Euro and 22 Euro respectively

VAT Details

VAT = VTA%(value of the goods + shipping costs + insurance + import duty

  • Excise duty is applicable on tobacco and alcohol.
  • Other taxes that would be applicable are
    1. testing of the goods.
    2. Examining the imported goods
  • Excise rates in Italy

    Product Rate expressed per Minimum Rate
    Beer Hectolitre per degree Plato OR Hectolitre per degree alcohol 0.748 OR 1.87
    Wine (still and sparkling) Hectolitre of volume 0
    Intermediate Products (e.g. port, sherry) Hectolitre of volume 45
    Spirits Hectolitre of pure alcohol 550

    For more information on excise duties Excise Duties