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***RE: NEW AUSTRALIAN IMPORT DUTIES AND TAXES***

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by ras1983, Dec 7, 2005.


  1. ras1983

    ras1983

    Dec 28, 2004
    Sydney, Australia
    Good news fellow Aussies, i just spoke to a customs representative ( i will be looking to import a bass in the near future) and i was told that new legislation was passed on October 12, 2005. All goods under $AUS1000 have ZERO DUTY OR TAXES!!!!!!

    That's a value of around $US700, which many different basses manage to sneak under from time to time.
     
  2. Finally some good news! With the petrol prices, industrial relations reforms and shoot to kill terror laws being introduced, its nice to know our government is still thinking of the people!
     
  3. ****ing Ace!!

    I was just about to ship a bass in before the christmas mark.

    Thanks Ras!~!~!
     
  4. westland

    westland

    Oct 8, 2004
    Hong Kong
    Wha' happened ... did Australia finally decide to join the WTO?
     
  5. Petebass

    Petebass

    Dec 22, 2002
    QLD Australia
    I guess the govt doesn't need the money any more. If you saw how much tax we pay ......................

    Thanks for the heads-up Ras.