All consignments from abroad are announced to traditions for evaluation (traditions payment and clearance of duties).
When it comes to parcels and letters, this might be performed because of the provider, e.g. DHL, UPS, Swiss Post, etc., utilising the details given by the transmitter while preparing the traditions statement. The transmitter must make provision for a whole and accurate description associated with contents for the postal product.
The customs statement types the basis when it comes to number of duties and fees (traditions duties, value added tax, etc.).
The traditions duties are often calculated in accordance with the weight that is grossincluding packaging), and are also often lower than CHF 1 per kilo. Specially alcohol based drinks, tobacco products, foodstuffs, textiles and jewelry products are topic to higher customs duties and/or other high duties ( e.g. להמשיך לקרוא