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Bass shipped from Singapore to U.S.

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by 5bassman, Nov 11, 2005.

  1. 5bassman


    May 4, 2005
    Will I have to pay any fees or anything else if I receive a bass from Singapore to here in the US if shipped by USPS? Anything else I need to know?
  2. iriegnome

    iriegnome Bassstar style Supporting Member

    Nov 23, 2001
    Kenosha, WI 53140
    I beleive that if it does not enter the US as a "Gift" then there are duties and taxes that you must pay. Don't know much more about it than that.
  3. purfektstranger


    Apr 10, 2003
    Call your nearest USPS outlet and they will tell you. Chances are it has to clear US Customs so there may be charges.
    They can tell you.
  4. RD


    Jun 17, 2003
    Seattle, WA
    I bought an amp from a guy in Canada once, and I got a seperate bill for duties and tariffs IIRC. Could be different with Singapore I guess.
    I've heard horror stories about shipping to and from that part of the world, scams and the like.