Is every product that I import from abroad liable to tax?

Is every product that I import from abroad liable to tax?

Not every product bought abroad is liable to customs fees. There are products that according to their customs category, are exempt from customs fees. That’s why it’s important to find out the customs category of the product you’re buying and thereby finding out what the customs fees are for importing that product to Israel. There is merchandise that is exempt from customs fees but are liable to purchase tax. All products that are imported to Israel (there are very few exceptions) are liable to VAT.

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