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Q: Will customs duty be levied on old used personal effects and household goods under transfer of residence?

A: No, under transfer of residence rules, duty is not levied on used personal effects and household goods which are more than 6 months old.

Q: Are all my goods dutiable under transfer of residence?

A: No, Personal effects and household goods like furniture, clothes, books, kitchenware, small appliances like mixer, juicer, iron etc. are allowed to be imported duty-free if these goods are old and...

Q: What is the difference between the transfer of residence and unaccompanied baggage?

A: Under transfer or residence goods can be imported at a concessional duty of 15% whereas under unaccompanied baggage the duty is 40%.

Q: Are all goods sent to India are physically examined?

A: Yes, generally all import consignments are physically inspected 100% as per Indian customs regulations. However, we find that in some cases if there is a proper packing list and if the goods...

Q: What documents are required for import customs clearance of goods into India?

A: To import goods through Indian custom we require Importers Original Passport, Original bill of lading (Signed on Reverse), Inventory of articles ( Please mention Value, Make, Model, Serial number &...

Q: what is the duty for used computer monitor from USA

A: The electronic items which included products such as mobile phones, microwave ovens, electricity meters, video recording devices, and digital cameras, lamps and lighting fixtures which are imported...

Q: I have been staying in Brussels for work since 1st April 2017 and will be travelling to India on 11th November 2018, I will be travelling back to Hungary for work by 31st January 2019. I need to know if i will be considered NRI or Resident for tax purpose for current financial year?

A: Your taxability in India depends on what your NRI status is for the current financial year. Any Indian citizen who leaves the country for a job or to serve as crew in an Indian ship for more than...

Q: Can I Bring Sony PS4 Pro from Australia To India.. In Australia it's cost around 529AUD In India it's around 38,000 INR

A: The electronic items which included products such as mobile phones, microwave ovens, electricity meters, video recording devices, and digital cameras, lamps and lighting fixtures which are imported...

Q: I am planning to take the desktop monitor to India. Did I need to pay tax for it?

A: The electronic items which included products such as mobile phones, microwave ovens, electricity meters, video recording devices, and digital cameras, lamps and lighting fixtures which are imported...

Q: I am on a visit visa to NewZealand & Australia. Can I bring a camera worth Rs 35000 without paying any duty?

A: The Customs or Import duty tax charged on certain goods which are brought into a coun... for Electronics camera to New Zealand is classified under Cameras, Audio & Video(cdf categories). The taxA...