Postal Courier Charges

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Breakaway’s same day courier delivery services, including bicycle and foot couriers, allow for easy, same day courier delivery of small packages less than 15 lbs.

Call 646-674-8376 for information on Corporate Volume Discounts.

Base Zone: $20.50
Each Additional Zone: $2.90

Call customer service at 843-853-POST (7678). For information on delivery issues and missed or damaged copies, click here. For additional information and Subscriber FAQs, click here.

Rush Services

Rush = 1.5x Regular rate
Double Rush = 2X Regular Rate
Triple Rush = 3X Regular Rate
Exclusive Rush = 4x Regular Rate

4-Hr Economy Service

4 Hour Service available below 125th Street with a 10 Delivery Minimum: $16.40 per delivery.

Postal Courier Charges Calculator

Other Charges

Waiting Time: 90 cents per minute (After 10 min. grace period)
No Pickup: $10.95
Wrong Address: $10.95
Additional Stops in Same Building: $10.15 per stop
Oversize/Overweight: $8.30 (Packages larger than 30x24” or between 10-15 lbs.)
Overtime = 1.5X Regular Rate (Orders scheduled for pickup or delivery after 5:30 PM)
Saturday / Sunday = 1.5x Regular Rate
Hourly Rate: $52.95 per hour

All deliveries are insured against theft for $100.00. Additional insurance is available by request at a rate of $2.25 per $100.00. Acceptance of higher declared value is subject to risk assessment

Manhattan Delivery Zones

  1. Battery to Canal

  2. Canal to Houston

  3. Houston to 14th

  4. 15th to 34th

  5. 35th to 59th

  6. 60th to 79th

  7. 80th to 95th

  8. 96th to 110th

  9. 110th to 125th

For Deliveries above 125th Street please refer to trucking rates.

The BASE ZONE is always the pickup point. Call 212-947-7777 for an estimate of after hours fees.

*Effective 1/1/20. Rates shown plus an additional .30 per delivery insurance surcharge

Billing Options

It's easy to bill back your clients and client references! With Breakaway Courier's invoicing options we can flag your account so orders can't be completed without client references.

Invoices can also be sorted and totaled based on:

  • Date

  • Department

  • Client Chargeback References

  • Caller

  • Address

Package Tracking

Breakaway Courier offers online package tracking and management services:

  • Track Packages Online

  • Place new orders

  • Search past deliveries, prices and invoices

  • Easily print labels and manage users

TDS on courier charges is required to be deducted under Section 194C of Income Tax Act 1961.

Rate and Amount for deduction of TDS

The rate of TDS is as under: –

  • TDS shall be deducted @ following rates u/s 194C depending on whether the payee is an Individual/ HUF or other than Individual/ HUF:
    • Credit/ Payment is made to an Individual/ HUF – 1%
    • Credit/Payment is made to a person other than an Individual/ HUF – 2%

Uk Postal Charges

  • No Surcharge and Higher Education Cess (“HEC”) shall be added to the above-mentioned rates.
  • TDS @ 20% shall be deducted where the contractor does not provide the PAN number to the deductor.

TDS on courier charges shall be deducted on invoice value, excluding the value of GST (if such value is mentioned separately in the invoice) – Circular No. 23/ 2017. However, TDS shall be deducted on whole of the invoice value (if value of GST is not mentioned separately in the invoice) – Circular No. 23/ 2017

Exemption from tax deduction u/s 194C

  • Where the amount credited/ paid does not exceed Rs. 30,000 in a single transaction. Further, no TDS shall be deducted, where the amount or aggregate of amounts credited/ paid during the FY does not exceed Rs. 1,00,000.
  • Where consideration paid by an individual or HUF is on account of personal purpose.
  • Payment made to Non-Resident contractor shall not attract TDS u/s 194C. However, it shall be governed by provisions of Section 195

Time of deducting TDS on courier charges

The time when TDS is required to be deducted is earlier of the following two events –

  • Credit of such sum to the account of payee; or
  • Payment in cash or by way of issue of cheque/ draft/ any other mode

Illustrations: –

For Full text of Section 194C, please refer this link


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TDS on courier charges is required to be deducted under Section 194C of Income Tax Act 1961 at the rate of 1% or 2% (as the case may be) for payments to residents.