Economy November 22, 2016 | 10:30 am

Customs: Dominicans can bring gifts up to US$3,000 tax-free

Santo Domingo.- The Customs agency on Mondayannounced that the yearly grace period for Dominicans residing abroad to bring tax-freegifts this year also includes allowing their shipment via couriers or freightforwarders, as long as their value is US$3,000 or less.

It said the latter decision responds to the airlines’restrictions on luggage by passengers.

Customs said the tax break on gifts that visitorsbring to the country will be in effect Dec. 1 to Jan. 7, as Law 9-96 stipulates.

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