Revenue will tighten the siege against orders from abroad


matter post officeFederal Revenue and Post Office are working on two systems - one from the tax authorities and the other from the postal service - that communicate with each other, to increase the inspection of remittances that arrive from abroad. The changes should start in the second semester and, for the time being, most of this inspection is carried out by sampling.

Even before changes in inspection, the consumer must pay attention to the collection of taxes before placing orders from abroad. This is because advantages such as cheaper goods and free shipping can end up being expensive, since the supposed tax exemption for products that cost up to US $ 50 is only valid for shipments from individuals to individuals.

Source: O Povo online (02/02)

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