Import Tariffs

Posted By: Rimrattle

Import Tariffs - 09/05/05 10:41 PM

I'm trying to decide what items to ship to San Pedro versus shopping in Belize. I haven't been able to find a good list of import taxes on various products....just a little here and there. Anybody know a good source?
Posted By: Amanda Syme

Re: Import Tariffs - 09/05/05 11:08 PM

Try our customs broker. Mr. Milin Gomez. Email: [email protected]

You won't get a list - you need to provide him with a list of what you want to bring - and he'll send back a message with the rate for each item.

I have found that no matter what the "official" rates are, but the time I bring in something I want, with shipping, duties, brokerage fees etc. I end up between 50 - 100% of the new value in the States. Needless to say, I only import things I really want.
Posted By: Rimrattle

Re: Import Tariffs - 09/06/05 12:19 AM

Thats good info...Thanks. We own a lighting/home furnishings store here in Oregon so I thought with my cost being true wholesale I might come out alright. We have bought most of the basics in San Pedro but would really like to have some of our nice light fixtures, lamps, and ceiling fans down there. Shipping costs (Hyde Shipping) are manageable but the tariff and brokerage rates have been tough for me to nail down.
Posted By: captjeff

Re: Import Tariffs - 09/11/05 03:15 PM

Amanda you are so knowledgeable about sanpedro and belize ,you should right a help column you are always on the money about things ..and have great sensitivity about life .and put things in perspective is pure joy to read your -posts....I thank you so much....
Posted By: Amanda Syme

Re: Import Tariffs - 09/12/05 08:57 PM

Thanks for the praise Captjeff. Always appreciated.

Now - what do you want from me???? laugh
Posted By: captjeff

Re: Import Tariffs - 09/13/05 03:14 PM

Amanda ,absolutely nothing .Just said it like it is.I like a talking the talk walking the walk person .. A rarity in todays world ....
Posted By: Amanda Syme

Re: Import Tariffs - 09/13/05 04:17 PM

Thanks again CaptJeff, I do try.
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