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Thread: New: 45.80% duty on cellphone imports!

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    Quote Originally Posted by BNOVA View Post
    I think it is some of these same Private Sector Companies "Lobby" the government to impose taxes of stuff like these to protect their business of selling phones etc.
    The whole thing needs to be revamped though.

    Side note wasn't this in place before and the previous Government removed it?
    How so? The businesses that import phones have to pay the same duties and taxes

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    Quote Originally Posted by leoandru View Post
    How so? The businesses that import phones have to pay the same duties and taxes
    It is MY belief that our local carriers don't pay such (high) taxes for importing handsets in large volumes. They pay taxes otherwise, in daily business (such as phones and credit sold to customers).
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