International Taxes

  • AlwaysGay products ship from the United States, European Union and Asia
  • Most countries impose local sales tax, fees or duty on international imports
  • You are responsible for paying for these charges upon delivery
  • Deliveries refused due to customs charges will not be refunded
  • These guidelines are subject to change by their respective countries

Australia

No tax or duty on purchases below A$1000.

Great Britain

You’ll pay an additional 20% VAT on the entire cost of your order (including shipping), plus an £8 “handling fee” to Royal Mail. If your goods (excluding shipping cost) exceed £135, you’ll also have to pay an additional 12% “customs duty” on the entire cost of your order (including shipping).

Canada

Products shipped to Canada are subject to GST + Provincial Sales Tax or the combined Harmonized Sales Tax depending on the province of delivery.

Denmark

Any package from outside the European Union will be charged a “handling fee” of DKK 150 by Denmark Post. Purchases above DKK 80 are subject to VAT at 25% and purchases over DKK 1150 are subject to both VAT at 25% and duty at 12%.

Finland

Anything under €22 (price + shipping) is free of customs duties and import taxes, packages between €22-150 you’ll pay sales tax (24%) on price + shipping, and over €150 you’ll pay sales tax and customs.

France

Anything under €150 (price + shipping) is subject to VAT/TVA (20%) on price + shipping, and over €150 you’ll pay VAT/TVA and customs.

Germany

Anything under €22 (price + shipping) is free of customs duties and import taxes, packages between €22-150 you’ll pay sales tax on price + shipping (19% as of August 2014), and over €150 you’ll pay sales tax and customs.

Ireland

Anything under €22 (price + shipping) is free of customs duties and import taxes, packages between €22-150 you’ll pay sales tax (23%) on price + shipping, and over €150 you’ll pay sales tax (23%) and customs (12%).

Italy

Anything under €22 (price + shipping) is free of customs duties and import taxes, packages between €22-150 you’ll pay sales tax on price + shipping (22% as of November 2015), and over €150 you’ll pay sales tax and customs.

Netherlands

Anything over €22 (price & shipping) gets hit with sales tax (typically around 20% of the price including shipping). Anything over €150 will need to pay both sales taxes and customs. PostNL charges an additional €13 handling fee.

New Zealand

No GST or duty on items below NZD$60. Items above NZD$60 will be charged GST at 15% and duty at 10%.

Norway

Anything under NOK 350 (price + shipping) is free of customs duties and import taxes, if above that you pay 25% sales tax on the total sum. Customs tax depends on the kind of goods ordered, i.e. clothes are 10,7% which are added before the sales tax.

Spain

Anything under €22 (price + shipping) is free of customs duties and import taxes, packages between €22-150 you’ll pay sales tax on price + shipping (22% as of November 2015), and over €150 you’ll pay sales tax and customs.

Switzerland

Approximately 8% VAT + CHF 16 for Swiss Post processing fees.

All OTHER EU Countries

Varies. Generally VAT on anything over €22 (price & shipping). VAT and Duty on items over €150 (price & shipping).