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Tax exemption of food and clothing items to be completed soon

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa ,31/07/2018

The tax exemption of food and clothing items will complete on the 30th of next month.

The head of the Customs division – Kelemete Vahe says, the exemption was put in place for six months after cyclone Gita in February.

Vahe says, they are reminding the public especially families and relatives in overseas countries that they will not extend the time from the 30th even if the ship carrying their cargoes will be late.

He says after the 30th of next month the normal duty and tax will be back to normal.

Meanwhile, the tax exemption on building materials will continue until February 2020.

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