Do I need to charge sales tax when selling a product to a different country?

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Hi, iam starting an ecommerce shop and im trying to understand how exactly is the sales tax charged.

when selling a product over seas ( not the country i am living in) who is responseble to charge the sells tax and transfer it to the local goverment, me? the costums of the destined country? 

thank you

Max

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Hey Max,

Good question!

In most cases, you should only be charging taxes within your own country, nowhere outside of it. More can be read about this right here. To know for sure, it's best to consult a tax expert to see what would be the most appropriate way to charge taxes.

Matt

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