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Bringing desktop into Singapore

Postby Bluee » Mon, 22 May 2006 1:25 pm

I would like to ask whether it's taxable during custom check, when I bring in my own desktop computer + speaker + monitor + other components to Singapore....?
erm, what about those blank DVD-r and CD-r? :D

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Postby Bafana » Mon, 22 May 2006 3:45 pm

I don't think you will have a problem.

Just pout in with all the rest of your personal effects.

Better yet why don't you just b uy a new set-up here, they are dirt cheap and high tech.
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Postby Bremen » Mon, 22 May 2006 4:35 pm

waste of shipping weight and space. Just take your harddrive with you.
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Postby Bluee » Mon, 22 May 2006 5:25 pm

This PC was my lovely chick and assembly by myself and it cost me for > s$3000... :P and it still 1yrs old+ only.

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Postby sillingw » Fri, 02 Jun 2006 10:31 am

I brought mine from the US, no customs duty, just shipped it with household effects - do take account of the local voltage (240) if you are coming from somewhere with a different voltage (USA - 110v) then you will need a transformer unless you have a dula voltage machine

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Postby icedragon1420 » Fri, 02 Jun 2006 11:28 am

I think there a voltage switch on the power supply so you can check. In any case think about what you said and 1year by PC standers is kinda old however if you spent $3000 then its must be one b*itching machine! :o
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Postby evelynn » Mon, 12 Jun 2006 7:58 pm

Y do you have to bring all those IT stuff back from oversea since you can get them in SG?
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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 14 Jun 2006 10:16 am

evelynn wrote:Y do you have to bring all those IT stuff back from oversea since you can get them in SG?


Evelynn, did you even bother to read the thread before posting? Or did you only read the first post. :roll:

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Postby evelynn » Wed, 14 Jun 2006 11:11 am

Opps... i only focus on the 1st post in fact.....the rest i just browse through.....
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Postby MadMac » Thu, 15 Jun 2006 1:35 am

As long as it's value is below 400$, no issue. For everything above, no matter how old, you pay 5% GST. Go calculate. PC equipment is cheap here.

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Re: Bringing desktop into Singapore

Postby Strong Eagle » Thu, 15 Jun 2006 7:12 am

Bluee wrote:I would like to ask whether it's taxable during custom check, when I bring in my own desktop computer + speaker + monitor + other components to Singapore....?
erm, what about those blank DVD-r and CD-r? :D


Just be aware that air freight charges will exceed US $1200 to ship from the US. Personal household effects are except from customs duties and GST. I'd make sure that I have receipts to prove that I didn't judt buy it.


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