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When Do I Need To Pay GST For Imported Goods?

CONSUMER IMPORTING GOODS

Goods that are imported into Singapore by parcel post through ordinary mail or Speedpost. Subject to GST for goods that are purchased online. This applies to all new articles.

  • Personal Articles
  • Souvenirs
  • Gifts
  • Food preparations
  • Dutiable Products

GST ON IMPORTED GOODS

The amount of GST payable is computed based on the CIF value (cost, insurance, freight) of the goods plus all duties payable.

GST need not to be paid for goods (except for dutiable products) with CIF value not more than $400.

The CIF value is more than $400, the entire sum will be subject to GST.

WHEN DO I PAY FOR GST AS A CUSTOMER

Total Value Of Goods

$200

$450

Do I Need To Pay GST?

No. The CIF value is not more than $400.

Yes. The CIF value is more than $400.
GST payable = $450 X 7% = $31.50

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