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Old 07-09-2008, 02:26 PM   #363
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Originally Posted by TxZHP04 View Post
I believe the $25 fee is for FedEx's effort to bring the package through customs for you (ie, serving as your customs broker), not an actual import tariff. Even after my ~ $225 refund of import duties, I still paid FedEx the same $25 fee as you... although I didn't get charged the $5 advancement fee. Hate to be the bearer of bad news but I think the $25 is a legitimate fee.
Originally Posted by elite53 View Post
Same here. I got about $145 bucks back but had to pay the $25.

I just spoke with FedEx who told me that the $25 was the fee that U.S. Customs charged me on the S/C, therefore because I told them that the FedEx agent that spoke to me back in April told me that no customs charges were going to be charged to me, the lady I spoke with went ahead and canceled the $25 plus $5 fees so I owe nothing now.
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