Here is the story for my country - Denmark, an EU country. Too horrible to write but it needs to be done for illustration.
This is from an actual purchase of a clothing item from the US:
Value (price + shipping cost): 546,46 USD = 3153 in our currency, DKK
Customs: DKK 378 (12 per cent of value)
Import VAT: DKK 882 (25 per cent of Value + Customs)
Import fee: DKK 124
VAT of import fee: DKK 31
Total DKK 1415 ~ USD 245
So total addition to price of item +...