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Shipping Taxes

Post by radhy » Mon, 30 Oct 2006 6:00 pm

my friend from australia is sending me a jacket worth 45 AUS..converted to SIN dollars is $53..so anyone know how much is the total payment needed i need to pay her including shipping tax and how do i pay her other than credit card methods?? How much is the tax from australia to singapore?
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Post by jpatokal » Mon, 30 Oct 2006 11:55 pm

Australia will not charge tax, and neither will Singapore if you mark it as a "gift" and give it a suitably low value.

Try Paypal for moving small amounts of money across borders cheaply.
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paypal

Post by radhy » Tue, 31 Oct 2006 11:56 am

how are going to use paypal? i'm a newbie to it..
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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 31 Oct 2006 12:52 pm

Google { paypal } and have all your questions answered.
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How bout Moneyorder?

Post by radhy » Tue, 31 Oct 2006 7:50 pm

I heard she said i can use moneyorder..how do i go about using that? the problem is if i sent her a cheque or cash in an envelope? i'm afraid the postman will open and check it..so..how do i use moneyorder?
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Re: How bout Moneyorder?

Post by jpatokal » Wed, 01 Nov 2006 2:13 am

radhy wrote:I heard she said i can use moneyorder..how do i go about using that? the problem is if i sent her a cheque or cash in an envelope? i'm afraid the postman will open and check it..so..how do i use moneyorder?
Go to the post office.

But really, for small amounts, Paypal is the way to go. It's very easy to use.
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