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Australia now charging GST on all imports

Australia’s Goods and Services Tax – What is Changing?

Effective July 1, 2018, Australia will now apply the 10% GST to all imports, including products valued under A$1,000.


Prior to July 1, 2018,  Australian could purchase and have books safes imported duty and tax-free as long as the product value was less than A$1,000. (GST was already being applied to goods and services over A$1,000.)