The first step of any international relocation is getting everything organized including travel arrangements, living situation and then putting aside the time to take a look at what to bring from home.
Moving to Sweden is no exception and assuming you already have everything above planned out you'll still need to find a dependable international moving company to handle shipping your effects.
As an overseas relocation service provider, Schumacher Cargo has over three decades of experience moving household goods to Sweden from the U.S. as well as larger items like vehicles.
From one of our five warehouse locations across the U.S. you'll have the option to deliver your goods to one of our locations or we can pack and wrap your belongings in the convenience of your own home.
In addition, regardless of the service you choose (port to port, door to port) we handle all U.S. customs paperwork and clearance for exporting.
We'll also inform you of what to expect upon arrival and importing your personal effects into Sweden.
Departures for Containerized Household Shipments
New York, Savannah, Miami, Houston and Los Angeles
To start, you will have to pay customs duties when shipping goods overseas to Sweden that are classified as new. Used items and household goods will be duty free if they have been used for over a year and you have owned them for that length of time.
We can help you with customs and for more information visit our Swedish customs resource.
The following informations is important for anyone moving to Sweden. Like many other countries, this information may change so you must keep up to date after settling down in your new home.
Persons with unlimited tax liability
You can deduct a basic allowance between SEK 13,100 and SEK 34,300 ($2,015 and $5,276) and on the taxable income you've earned if and only if you have had unlimited tax liability status for the whole year.
After the standard deductions, there are a few additional deductions regarding other taxes. They are:
Sweden also has state wide progressive income tax. If you make more than SEK 426,300 ($65,580) individuals are taxed 20% on the income that exceeds this amount. If you earn more than SEK 604,700 ($93,025) you can expect to pay 5% on any income exceeding this amount.
For further information on any of above, call and discuss your move with one of our Moving Specialists at: 800 599-0190 // 562 408-6677
Written by Martyn Cohen