We insure/declare all shipments for their actual “per piece" value. If you are sending any shipments internationally, your package recipient will be required to pay duties/taxes by their nation’s customs in order to obtain possession of their shipment. This charge is not determined by Pure Buttons ® or UPS/FedEx/USPS, but by the recipient country’s government. Pure Buttons ® handles international shipments as a courtesy to our customers and assumes no liability for these charges, nor are we able to predetermine or estimate these fees ahead of time. They are calculated by customs upon arrival of the package. If you have any questions about this, you should contact your desired shipping company or the customs department for the country you intend to ship to.
Before Ordering: Calculate import taxes & duty fees
Before ordering, if you are unfamilar with import fees or taxes, you can likely find a webpage produced by your own country's government that will help calculate the total fee and tax. There are also 3rd party sites that claim to calculate these taxes but we cannot verify their accuracy. It is best to choose one produced by an official agency.
Canadian customers can use this Canadian Import Taxes Calculator.
Google has a currency convertor built into it's search function. Just search, for example: "50 USD to CAD" to convert the $USD order total to Canadian dollars for entering into the calculator linked above. When using these various import duty & tax calculators you'll probably need to know the order value in your local currency. Use the subtotal of the order without added shipping cost for calculating your shipment value.
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