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This is a continuation of my article about travelers to India on import duty exemption.
Can I bring liquor and wines to India on my travel to India from foreign country.
Alcoholic liquor and wines are allowed up to certain quantity for each traveler as per Indian government rules amending time to time.
If I carry cigarettes to India on my travel, should I need to pay duty on that.
A certain amount of cigarettes are allowed to carry to India, the quantity and value allowed by government of India.
I am a professional working abroad and now returning back after 4 months to India after completion of my job. Can I bring some household items to India on my return to India.
An allowance of certain amount in term of import duty is allowed to professionals returning to India after his overseas stay, more than three months.
Who is eligible under Transfer of Residence (TR).
A resident returning from overseas country after two years as transferring residence to India is eligible under TR. A period of short visits not exceeding 6 months are permitted during this period. More period of such concession of 6 months also allowed if the passenger not availed such concession in preceding years. The said total period of 2 years can be even two months also due to special circumstances approved by customs authorities on the basis of return due to terminal leave, vacation or other special circumstances.
What is the benefits under Transfer of Residents provided by government of India who returns back after staying in overseas country.
Import duty exemption up to a particular amount of limit fixed by Indian customs time to time is eligible for those who shifts back their residence from foreign country to India.
What are the items not allowed to bring under Transfer of Residents TR to India.
The items like motor vehicles, vessels, aircrafts, cinematograph films, alcoholic liquor and wines (in excess of allowed limit), cigarettes (in excess of allowed limit), cigars (in excess of allowed limit), tobacco (in excess of allowed limit), Gold (other than ornaments), Silver (other than ornaments), fire arms and cartridges of fire arms (in excess of allowed limit) etc. are not allowed to bring under the scheme of TR.
When returning back from overseas stay for more than two years, I brought non permissible items like motor vehicles, vessels, aircrafts, cinematograph films, alcoholic liquor and wines (in excess of allowed limit), cigarettes (in excess of allowed limit), cigars (in excess of allowed limit), tobacco (in excess of allowed limit), Gold (other than ornaments), Silver (other than ornaments), fire arms and cartridges of fire arms (in excess of allowed limit) etc. How to handle.
You may pay import duty amount on such product as specified by Indian customs department. When returning back to India from foreign country, a certain amount of duty fixed by customs time to time need to be paid under goods like Color/monochrome TV , VCR/VCP/VTR, Digital Video Disc (DVD) player, Video Home Theatre system , Washing machine, Electrical/LPG cooking range (other than stoves with up to two burners), Music system, Personal/Desk top Computer, Note book computer/ laptop computer, Air conditioner, Refrigerator, Deep freezer, Microwave oven, Video camera or video camera with TV, sound/video recording apparatus, Word processing machine, Fax machine, Portable photocopying machine, Vessels , Aircrafts, Cinematograph films of 35 mm, Gold or Silver.
I have planed to visit some foreign countries as a tourist. Can I bring some goods for my personal use from overseas country.
Tourist person (s) is eligible up to a total of certain amount of import duty as per the terms of baggage rules fixed by government of India time to time.
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