I'd rather be sailing
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: The state of s/v/ Pelican
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Yeah... I know... I just thought I'd give her a hard time.
I just got back from the airport and talked to customs there. The import fee is basically 45% for everything except for certain items like printed material (7%). I asked if they go by a book, and he said there really isn't one (although I know there is) and they'll look at stuff to see if there's an exception. For used items, declare a value, and they'll go with it if they think it's true, or adjust it upwards if they don't.
I did confirm the boat-in-transit exemption no longer exists. EVERYTHING is now taxed.
s/v "Pelican" Passport 40 #076- Finished Cruising - for the moment -
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