Alliott Group 2012 Asia Pacific Conference                   Alliott Group 2012 Asia Pacific Conference – Importing Goods ...
Customs Requirements   • All goods imported must be cleared by Customs   • Depending on type and value of goods various   ...
What to doImport Declaration Form (N10) must be lodged with goods .This can be lodged electronically. Form requires detail...
Prohibited & Restricted Goods• Goods can be completely prohibited or restricted where  you need a permit, licence or writt...
Quarantine Requirements• Some goods are subject to quarantine and are required to  be inspected and/or treated for pests a...
LabellingGoods may need to be labelled a certain way   – Trade descriptions for a variety of good and associated     guide...
TimelineService Standard for complete and accurate manually lodgedimport declaration is by close of next business day. You...
Assistance for ImportersCustoms Brokers   – Trained professionals in Customs Business that provide their     services for ...
Taxes & Duties• Customs   – Processing Recovery costs   – Customs Duty (Based on classification and value of goods)• Quara...
Taxes & Duties contd..   The GST paid can be claimed back through a Business Activity Statement    (BAS) or alternatively...
Registrations• Australian Business Number (ABN) – required to operate a  business in Australia• GST Registration- required...
Where to find more information• Starting up a business www.business.gov.au• Customs www.customs.gov.au• Quarantine www.aqi...
Thank you!© Hanrick Curran 2012   Alliott Group 2012 Asia Pacific Conference – Importing Goods                            ...
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  1. 1. Alliott Group 2012 Asia Pacific Conference Alliott Group 2012 Asia Pacific Conference – Importing Goods Importing Goods into Australia – Peter Australia into Maletz
  2. 2. Customs Requirements • All goods imported must be cleared by Customs • Depending on type and value of goods various taxes and duties are involved Alliott Group 2012 Asia Pacific Conference – Importing Goods into Australia
  3. 3. What to doImport Declaration Form (N10) must be lodged with goods .This can be lodged electronically. Form requires details of:  Owner of goods/Importer  How goods transported  Type of goods  Where the goods originated and where they are to be delivered  Value of goods and method of calculation  Tariff and taxes to be paid Alliott Group 2012 Asia Pacific Conference – Importing Goods into Australia
  4. 4. Prohibited & Restricted Goods• Goods can be completely prohibited or restricted where you need a permit, licence or written permission to import• General list and list of contacts provided on Customs website• Customs recommend you seek further detailed information before attempting to import Alliott Group 2012 Asia Pacific Conference – Importing Goods into Australia
  5. 5. Quarantine Requirements• Some goods are subject to quarantine and are required to be inspected and/or treated for pests and diseases e.g. Plant, animal, mineral or human products• Database of goods provided on Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service (AQIS) website• If quarantine required an import permit is required• Fees and charges apply Alliott Group 2012 Asia Pacific Conference – Importing Goods into Australia
  6. 6. LabellingGoods may need to be labelled a certain way – Trade descriptions for a variety of good and associated guidelines available from Customs – Country of origin labelling details available from Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) Alliott Group 2012 Asia Pacific Conference – Importing Goods into Australia
  7. 7. TimelineService Standard for complete and accurate manually lodgedimport declaration is by close of next business day. You willthen be informed whether: – Goods can be cleared – Further information is required – Examination required Alliott Group 2012 Asia Pacific Conference – Importing Goods into Australia
  8. 8. Assistance for ImportersCustoms Brokers – Trained professionals in Customs Business that provide their services for a fee – Will complete and lodge import declaration on your behalf – Must be licensed member of industry group – Ensure goods get through customs and will ensure all documentation and tariffs are paid – Can also be affiliated with Freight Forwarders Alliott Group 2012 Asia Pacific Conference – Importing Goods into Australia
  9. 9. Taxes & Duties• Customs – Processing Recovery costs – Customs Duty (Based on classification and value of goods)• Quarantine – Import fees• Taxation – Goods and Services Tax (GST) of 10% is payable on value of imported goods before release. – Calculated on total value which includes duty, transport & insurance (T & I) – Some goods are exempt from GST Alliott Group 2012 Asia Pacific Conference – Importing Goods into Australia
  10. 10. Taxes & Duties contd.. The GST paid can be claimed back through a Business Activity Statement (BAS) or alternatively you can apply for a deferral scheme subject to certain conditions Further taxes apply to certain types of goods such as Alcohol and Luxury Cars (LCT/WET) Alliott Group 2012 Asia Pacific Conference – Importing Goods into Australia
  11. 11. Registrations• Australian Business Number (ABN) – required to operate a business in Australia• GST Registration- required if turnover greater than $75,000• Customs & Border Protection Integrated Cargo System (ICS)- Required to register as a client Alliott Group 2012 Asia Pacific Conference – Importing Goods into Australia
  12. 12. Where to find more information• Starting up a business www.business.gov.au• Customs www.customs.gov.au• Quarantine www.aqis.gov.au• Taxation www.ato.gov.au• ABN & GST Registration www.abr.gov.au• Labelling www.accc.gov.au Alliott Group 2012 Asia Pacific Conference – Importing Goods into Australia
  13. 13. Thank you!© Hanrick Curran 2012 Alliott Group 2012 Asia Pacific Conference – Importing Goods www.hanrickcurran.com.au into Australia

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