Customs Clearance Services
Alpha services has all the expertise in customs clearance and our team is ready to help you ensuring that your freight experience is as smooth as it can be. We offer specialized, custom-based solutions to best fit your need
Working according to your needs
A freight forwarder that understands customs processes as Alpha services. We will identify the most appropriate customs regime to support your business and consider things like your costs and time restraints to define what the best customs clearance strategy is and make sure your shipments will meet all the legal requirements in a cost efficiently manner.
Alpha services is able to advise you on everything you need to know, such as import licenses, classification, valuation, duty reliefs and end-use. This will make you understand better what your investment will be and be on top of the whole process that your shipment will go through before getting to its final destination.
Analyze all the documentation
You won’t need to worry about dealing with all the documentation involved in a customs clearance process. Alpha services will be in charge of analyzing it all, verifying if you have the right documentation to meet with the country’s requirements and deliver solutions that ensure measurable reductions to your duty and tax liability.
Avoid delays of delivery
Considering that having timely deliveries are an essential point to any customer. Alpha services will plan ahead and prepare everything needed to have your goods delivered to their final destination within the stipulated deadline.
- The HS code tariff communicated by Mauritania for the year 2019 is based on the 2017 version of the Harmonized System (HS) of description and codification of goods.
- Called Import Tax Duty (DFI), it is ad valorem on all its lines and includes four rates (zero, 5%, 13% and 20%).
- In addition to the DFI, the government collects a uniform statistical fee of 1% on more than 90% of tariff lines.
- Internal taxes Value added tax (VAT)
The standard VAT rate in Mauritania is 16% (2016 finance law). A 20% VAT rate is applied on petroleum products (in 2015) and 16% on telephony (in 2018). For domestic products, VAT applies to the delivery prices of goods and services. VAT on imports is calculated on the basis of customs value, plus import duties and taxes, including the tariff and, where applicable, consumption tax. Traders should collect VAT when they sell their products.
Duty and tax concessions
Mauritania allows exemptions and exemptions from import duties and taxes which fall under various legislative and regulatory texts. The approval process involves various ministries depending on the nature of the project, and the monitoring of these exceptional regimes. For more information, please visit the website of the Mauritanian Trade Portal.