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Old 13.05.2016, 10:15
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Swiss Post just tried to charge me 25 CHF in customs for something worth 60CHF

Hi team,

I'm wondering if anyone else has had this experience. I ordered some cosmetics online with a combined total of 60.22 CHF (including shipping). I ordered this specific amount because I knew 62 CHF is the limit for importing without customs duty. However today, the post guy tried to charge me 25 CHF in import tax!!! How is this possible? Has the limit changed?

I sent the goods back with him as I told him I wasn't paying it. I also have researched on a few websites and it seems the 62CHF limit is still in place.

So what should I do now? I want to fight this because I find it totally unfair. The customs duties in Switzerland are already absolutely crazy, and now they are trying to charge me even when I'm under the limit??

Thanks for your help!
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