JOHNO du PLESSIS
HAND-STITCHED COWHIDE / LEATHER RUGS, FURNITURE + ACCESSORIES — MADE IN SOUTH AFRICA
Q: will vat be charged on purchases?
A: if you reside in south africa you will be charged 14% vat on top of any quoted price. if the item is paid for from abroad and shipped to a foreign address, there will be no vat charge on the south african invoice
Q: will vat be charged on items entering a foreign country?
A: if your country of residence charges vat, there's a strong likelihood that this vat rate will be payable to customs & excise upon entry. it'll be based on the value stated on the accompanying commercial invoice
Q: will there be a duty levied on goods entering a foreign country?
A: levels of duty on imports differ dramatically depending on which country and what the item is. the united states, canada and eu nations all have an arrangement in which goods - and in particular handmade items - coming in from south africa are granted “preferential” status and, as such, carry little or no duty