Taxes on Computer Shipped from USA

cafeamericano

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Hello Everyone,
I'm arriving in BA in 2 weeks. I had some bad luck with my laptop HP Spectre 360x and cracked the screen. I'm trying to get it fixed before I leave, but the part is apparently on back order and may not arrive in time. If it's not ready before I leave, I was hoping to have some family ship it to me through FedEx. Two questions: How likely is it that it will actually arrive? Will I have to pay taxes on it? I've owned it for about 2 years, but I don't know that I have a receipt proving this. Any insight is greatly appreciated.
 

tangobob

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Buy a new computer now and bring it with you, otherwise as the man says "Your life will become a living hell"
If you think that is too expensive an option, then you have no idea what Argentine customs can do to you.
 

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Good chance it will just get lost in the back pack of someone working in customs while you get tied up in the system. But I have heard this sites works and they handle everything effectively. And you can get some great prices when things are sale etc.

https://tiendamia.com/ar/
 

cafeamericano

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Thanks for the responses guys. What's the likelihood of me being able to get my laptop fixed in Argentina? Full screen replacement. Anyone have any recommendations for computer repair?
 

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Thanks for the responses guys. What's the likelihood of me being able to get my laptop fixed in Argentina? Full screen replacement. Anyone have any recommendations for computer repair?


I just spoke with my computer genius and he asked if you can, upload a photo of the screen and the details of the laptop (on the bottom) or at least provide as much info about the unit as possible.

He already sent a message to his parts supplier but the additional info would be helpful to be sure the exact replacement screen is available in Argentina.
 

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Got the photos with the desired information and sent them to my CG. He has already forwarded them to his supplier and we should have an answer in the morning.
 
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