Purchase in foreign online stores if you are in Brazil

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Imposto Sobre Operações Financeiras (IOF) tax of 6.38% is charged on all purchases made abroad with credit cards. This is what you pay to your bank for credit card payments.
Purchases up to 50 Reais including shipping and insurance are tax-deductible if the recipient and sender are individuals.
Purchases up to 500 Reais are subject to 60% tax. The tax base also includes shipping and insurance. The tax is paid either at the post office where the parcel arrived, or, if you use courier delivery, through the invoice sent to you by the delivery company.
Purchases between 500 Reais and 3000 Reais are subject to 60% tax. The basis for taxation is the same. To pick up the goods, the recipient must submit a simplified customs declaration (Declaração Simplificada de Importação (DSI) and pay tax. This is also done at the post office. If courier delivery is used, the delivery service submits and pays taxes. You will also be invoiced for payment. …
Tax-free: books, magazines, periodicals on paper. When importing medicines, a prescription is required.


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