Bureau of Customs releases Balikbayan Tax Calculator app
To address the heavy volume of inquiries about customs tax and duties, the Bureau of Customs has announced a mobile app to assist the general public.
The app called is BalikBayan Tax Calculator and it’s now available for free in the Google Play Store.
Basically, the app estimates the number of customs duties and taxes to pay for commonly sent items like cellphones, perfumes, jewelry, and more. Aside from that, the app also allows OFWs to track their balikbayan boxes plus provide common info about taxable, non-taxable, and prohibit items, and answer some FAQs.
The app is now available for download in the Play Store (download link) for Android while iOS users will have a to wait for a bit.