The bureau of customs now made a random checking to all Balikbayan boxes came from overseas and planning to add some additional taxes for those Balikbayan boxes owners who does not follow the rules. Based on Manila Bulletin report one of the trusted “Reliable sources at the waterfront said Lina initially had approved an increase of the duties and taxes covering all shipments in a consolidated container from P80,000 to P180,000.”
Overseas Filipino Workers from different country gets mad about this new system according to them “Pinaghirapan mong ipunin para may maipadala ka tapos may additional Tax pa“. Watch the video for more details.
Watch Bureau of Customs actual random inspections for possible taxable Balikbayan Boxes