Import duty & taxes for importing Japanese chef's knives

Import duty & tax rates

DutyCalculator users have classified Japanese chef's knives as Cutlery & Kitchen Utensils -> Cutlery of Stainless Steel. Change this. Based on this classification, the import duty rate for importing Japanese chef's knives into United Kingdom is 8.5%. The import VAT rate for Japanese chef's knives is 20%.

Calculation example

The actual import duty & taxes due are determined by the value of the product and the cost of importing. Here is an example calculation for import duty & taxes for importing Japanese chef's knives into United Kingdom from Japan:

Product value: £143.56
Shipping costs: £4.93
Insurance costs: £0.62
Total import value: £149.11
Import duty @ 8.5%: £12.67
Import VAT @ 20%: £32.36
Total import duty & VAT: £45.03
Last updated: 18 April 2014 21:42