Automatic duties and taxes calculation

Integrate the No. 1 calculation engine for customs duties and taxes (including VAT) directly into your online shop.

Available via CMS modules and APIs.

Highly performant

The most accurate duties and taxes calculation engine on the market.

Smart

Suitable to international firms of all sizes and in all industries.

Transparent

Enhances the global shopping experience and integrates seamlessly.

Automatic calculation of import costs (duties, taxes and miscellaneous charges)

For your e-commerce websites, platforms, ERP systems, etc…

 

– Automatic customs classification
– Import custom duties and taxes calculation
– VAT calculation
– Deductibles and thresholds management

FOR WHOM? Companies doing cross-border trade

PLUGINS : WooCommerce, Prestashop, Magento, Shopify, Drupal et OpenCart

APIs : Automatic calculation, HS Code identification and classification, Conversion, ….

What are custom
duties and taxes ?

Custom duties and taxes are taxes levied on imported goods. When you ship your orders internationally, your shipments are subject to these taxes, when the goods cross the border. Duties and taxes are calculated according to the type of product shipped and its value.

Simplify international shipments

Avoid parcels returns and blockages

By integrating automatic calculation of custom duties and taxes into your platforms, you offer a new shopping experience to your customers. By being transparent from the start, you avoid your international shipments to be returned, refused upon delivery, or blocked at customs for non-compliance.

Increase international sales by 20 to 30%

Automate importation costs quotes

No more time to lose ! In order to develop your business internationally, you do not need to manually manage import costs quotes, and particularly the calculation of custom duties and taxes for your cross-border orders. Transiteo does it for you, directly on the shopping cart, on all your online platforms.

Display all-inclusive prices, on order and in your customer’s original currency

Win over your international customers

With our localization and currency management tools, offer a localized experience to your customers around the world. A platform tailored to your international audience allows you to reassure and accompany your new customers on their buying journey with confidence. Bravo !

Q&A

For all questions related to your activity, our sales team will assist you with the integration of the most accurate Automatic Duties and Taxes Calculation Engine on the market.

What’s the importation cost?

The importation cost is the all-inclusive price, with no surprises upon arrival, of an order delivered to the doorstep of the cross-border buyer. The idea is to precisely include the customs duties and taxes and other costs (VAT, management fees, etc.) of international shipments.

Does transiteo’s calculation engine work for different shipping countries?

Yes, transiteo offers the most complete calculation engine on the market, available in 178 countries. USA, Europe, Australia, … Deliver worldwide by automating import cost quotes directly in the shopping cart. If you wish to learn more about integration in your ERP systems (or other software) please consult our documentation.

How do custom duties and taxes work?

Customs duties and taxes are taxes on imported goods. When you send your orders internationally, your shipments are subject to these taxes when the goods cross the border. Custom duties and taxes are calculated according to the type of product shipped and its value.

Does Transiteo manage shipping rates or offer delivery services?

No, transiteo is not a logistics provider and does not offer delivery services. However, we optimise the preparation of your shipments by offering you the possibility of collecting the costs of imports, including customs duties and taxes, at the time of order (configurable in the CMS modules). For APIs, please consult our documentation.

How accurate are transiteo’s tools calculations?

We carry out weekly random checks and publish the audits in order to guarantee a transparent offer. We monitor and update compliance with regulations to ensure reliable and accurate calculations.

Do custom duties and taxes apply to each international shipment?

Not necessarily! Custom duties and taxes, like VAT, may benefit from certain thresholds below which import costs are not applied.

What are the “de minimis” thresholds?

“De minimis”  are thresholds below which import duties and taxes or VAT are not applicable. They differ from country to country, and often imply that up to a certain amount individuals are not subject to import costs.

And what is an HS Code?

Import and export operations, and especially the calculation of custom duties to be paid to the States have never been so topical. It is for the purpose of simplifying these operations that the World Customs Organisation (WCO) set up the HS Code system ( Harmonized System) in 1988, to classify and define the goods involved in international trade. 180 countries have adopted the Harmonized System so far.

Do I have to classify my products and harmonize my product catalogue in order to use transiteo’s automatic duties and taxes calculation tool?

No, transiteo’s artificial intelligence does it for you ! We automatically classify the products in order to perform the calculations.

Which CMS is supported by transiteo’s modules?

The available CMS modules are : Prestashop, WordPress, Magento, Shopify, Drupal and OpenCart .

DDP vs. DAP?

DDP stands for “Delivered Duty Paid”. This Incoterm states that the duties and taxes related to custom clearance have been paid up front by the shipper and that these fees are already included in the price of the goods.

DAP stands for “Delivered At Place” (duty unpaid). This option indicates that custom clearance duties and taxes are paid by the recipient upon delivery of the package.

Can I choose whether custom duties and taxes should be paid in advance or not?

With transiteo’s tools, it is up to you ! Choose your sales policy and configure the solution according to your commercial strategy : payment of duties and taxes on order, upon arrival or leave that choice to your customers.

I need help, I have a problem with calculations, ... what can I do?

Do you have difficulties with the configurations or the results of the calculations? Contact our support for all your assistance requests.

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A solution for everyone : e-merchant, marketplace, freight forwarder, customs broker, carrier, distributor, wholesaler, brand, etc…