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taxable items

Earlier this year, we mentioned that the UAE will be introducing value-added tax (VAT) next year. Sure enough, the Federal Tax Authority has recently published a set of draft executive regulations on the matter. Starting 1st January, 2018, certain goods and services will be taxed. Water and electricity bills will be subject to 5 percent VAT, as they… Read More

taxable items via air cargo

If you’re planning to send balikbayan boxes or packages to your loved ones in the Philippines it is good to know what are the items where you have to pay additional aside from the actual fee for sending the package. Mostly electronic appliances and gadgets are subject to taxes. So if you’re planning to send a laptop… Read More