LK993162966AU customs delay on returned goods

Asked by janetvwilloughby | 7/7/2020 6:30:06 PM

I returned goods in the above parcel, and your customs dept have not yet cleared it, even though they received it on 5th June 2020. Is there a problem? The goods are a returned item, so should not be subject to any duties or fees? Please advise. thank you.

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Daisy 7/8/2020 2:19:12 AM

Hi janetvwilloughby,

It has been waiting the recipient to pay for the tax since June 9. If the receiver want to get it, he should pay for it as soon as possible.

Number: LK993162966AU
Package status: In transit
Country: Australia -> China
2020-06-09 15:46, Zhengzhou, Import Customs Remain pending inspection
2020-06-09 09:38, Zhengzhou, taxable mail, to be paid by the recipient
2020-06-05 22:31, Zhengzhou, sent to import customs
2020-06-05 16:03, Zhengzhou City, leaving the Zhengzhou Bus Transfer Station, the next station ,Zhengzhou International Processing Center
2020-06-05 15:00, Zhengzhou City, arriving at Zhengzhou Bus Transfer Station (via transfer)
2020-06-04 17:29, Guangzhou City, leave the Guangzhou Aviation Processing Center, the next station "Zhengzhou Bus Transfer Station" (via transfer)
2020-06-03 21:04, Guangzhou City, arrived at the Guangzhou Aviation Processing Center (via transfer)
2020-05-28 02:09, Sydney, Sydney, exported straight
2020-05-28 01:21, Sydney, departure from The Overseas Export Swap Bureau (not yet arriving at China Post)
2020-05-28 01:21, Sydney, away from the Sydney Processing Centre
2020-05-22 14:53, Australia, Australia

janetvwilloughby 7/8/2020 4:55:05 AM

thanks Daisy. Why do they need to pay tax? I am returning something I purchased to the person I purchased it from, and this is clearly marked on the parcel?

Daisy 7/9/2020 9:49:58 PM

Hi janetvwilloughby,

China customs will charge tax for packages sent from other countries if it exceeds some value. And some specific items need to be taxed. You'd better let the recipient to inquire the customs for details.

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