How is Customs Duty Calculated in Botswana

The import tax charged on a shipment will be 12% of the full value of your items. For example, if the declared value of your items is 100 USD, in order for the recipient to receive a package, an additional amount of 12.00 USD in taxes will be required to be paid to the destination country’s government.

Duties & Taxes Calculator to Botswana

Estimate your tax and duties when shipping from the United States to Botswana based on your shipment weight, value, and product type.

Things To Know When Shipping To Botswana

When shipping a package internationally from the United States, your shipment may be subject to customs duty and import tax. Every country is different, and to ship to Botswana, you need to be aware of the following.

How customs duties are calculated?

Customs duties are computed on a specific or ad valorem basis. In other words, it is calculated on the value of goods. Such value is determined as per the rules laid down in the Customs Valuation (Determination of Value of Imported Goods) Rules, 2007.

What is the formula to calculate duty?

To calculate the estimated duty fee for a shipment where the fee is determined by percentage value, simply multiply the total value of the goods by the percentage that applies to their HTS code, and then divide this figure by 100.

How is gold import duty calculated?

The duty changes came into effect on June 30. Prior to this, the basic customs duty on gold was 7.5 percent, now it will be 12.5 percent. Along with an agriculture infrastructure development cess (AIDC) of 2.5 percent, the effective gold customs duty will be 15 percent.

How do you calculate import costs?

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  1. Step 1: Convert all foreign currencies into your local currency (taking into account your actual exchange rates that will be secured when making International T/T payments).
  2. Step 2: Add all local import costs and charges from the freight forwarder, in this example $1500:
  3. Step 3 – Calculate Import Duty Charges.