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Upon relocation - what were the surprise costs?

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Re: Upon relocation - what were the surprise costs?

Post by JR8 » Fri, 20 Nov 2015 10:21 pm

The government heavily taxes what it wants to dissuade people buying; aka 'Sin taxes', so that's tobacco and alcohol.

Buying any car is considered a luxury for most and something the Govt need to control. So perhaps one could call that a 'Luxury goods tax'.

SG can be cheap if you 'go local'. But if you bring western ways and needs, western groceries, smoking, drinking, fine dining, private housing, a car etc., then 'your experience might differ'.
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Re: Upon relocation - what were the surprise costs?

Post by Strong Eagle » Fri, 20 Nov 2015 10:22 pm

gunrock wrote:Small (already quite polluted) island. Makes sense to limit the influx of cars.
It may make sense to limit the number of cars, and it would be far more equitable to do it with a lottery instead of an auction.

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Re: Upon relocation - what were the surprise costs?

Post by gunrock » Tue, 08 Dec 2015 11:22 pm

Benji1975 wrote:We haven't made the move yet but the date is getting every closer. Our flights are booked 9th Dec and shipping company turns up on 22nd. Oh and I'm getting married on is busy at the moment!
Hey good luck for tomorrow, man!

Wishing you and your family all the best for the move.

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