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Customs or Import duty for Popcorn machine to Dominican Republic

The Customs or Import duty for Popcorn machine to Dominican Republic is classified under Home & Garden, Furniture(cdf categories).

The HSCODE applied for Popcorn machine is 84-18-21-0-0

The tax is applied on the total sum of item cost, insurance cost and shipment cost.

The custom/import taxes are:

General duty is 20%

The average VAT rate applicable in Dominican Republic is 0.16

Note: If the special tariff rate is NULL then general duty is applicable.

The other taxes applicable are:

Excsie duty

Exchange Surcharge

Luxury Tax

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Calculation method:

The Dominican Republic uses the Harmonized Tariff System (HTS) for commodity classification. Taxes and duties for imported goods are calculated on the ad valorem price (i.e. the CIF price in US dollars multiplied by the unified foreign exchange rate). All duties and taxes are collected in Dominican pesos. Except for products subject to exemptions provided by law, there are three types of taxes that may apply on imports.

Customs Duties or Import duty and taxes will be pending and need to be cleared while importing goods into Dominican-Republic whether by a private individual or a commercial entity.

The valuation method is CIF.

Below table provide the Duty and Sales tax for Dominican-Republic:

Sales Tax(GST) Threshold on goods
18% (CIF) if FOB is less than US$200 no tax will be applicable
  • Selective consumption taxes
    1. Alcohol: ranges from 356.84 Dominican pesos (DOP) to DOP 437.56 for every litre of pure alcohol.
    2. Cigarettes: DOP 40 for a 20 pack and DOP 20 for a 10 pack.
  • Exchange Surcharge = 13% (CIF)
  • Luxury Tax = 0% and 300% (CIF)
Prohibited Items:

  • Credit card blanks (NI)
  • Dangerous goods, haz. or comb. mats
  • Ivory
  • Plants
  • Pornography
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