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Research by Country/Region January 16, 2018  
Customs, Taxes, and Documentation Requirements: IT Products and Services Imports

In winter 2003, the Office of Information Technologies and E-Commerce and the Trade Information Center surveyed Commerce Department/Commercial Service offices worldwide about their host country's customs, tax, and other procedures related to IT product and services imports in order to provide updated information to U.S. IT exporters. Information received covers:

Software: duty and tax treatment for physical shipments, document requirements, updates, licenses, electronic shipments

IT services: tax treatment and other regulations

Hardware: policies regarding imports of refurbished, used, and repaired equipment.

We have compiled all countries' tariffs and taxes on computer hardware and software imports. Click on a link below to see the table of countries in that region.

Central & Eastern Europe
Middle East & North Africa
Newly Independent States
Western Europe
Western Hemisphere

For information about exporting IT products and services from the United States, see this separate set of FAQs.

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