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Shopping Groceries abroad

Post by nakmar86 » Mon, 29 Jun 2015 1:19 pm

Hi everyone,

Need your expertise on bringing goods from Malaysia. If i were to go to JB, and there i shop for groceries or anything, are all those goods required to declare for GST? I read on the terms but i'm still confuse. I have to go to JB because I couldn't find my kids formula milk anywhere near.

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Re: Shopping Groceries abroad

Post by the lynx » Mon, 29 Jun 2015 1:49 pm

http://www.customs.gov.sg/leftNav/trav/ ... elief.html

You have to pay GST if your goods from JB is above $150 for less than 48 hours' of travel.

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Re: Shopping Groceries abroad

Post by nakmar86 » Mon, 29 Jun 2015 2:12 pm

the lynx wrote:http://www.customs.gov.sg/leftNav/trav/ ... elief.html

You have to pay GST if your goods from JB is above $150 for less than 48 hours' of travel.
Thanks. So no need to declare at custom if less than that. or i still have to declare but no need to pay gst?

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Re: Shopping Groceries abroad

Post by the lynx » Mon, 29 Jun 2015 2:52 pm

Well if you don't declare when you're supposed to, and you get caught, you'll get fine.

When in doubt, always declare to play safe.

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