Some custom duties removed for SL Immigrant workers

Some custom duties removed for SL Immigrant workers

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The Government has decided to completely free the duty imposed of nine goods being brought into the country by migrant Sri Lanka workers. They need to be in foreign employment for at least one year to get this benefit. Deputy Customs Director, Parakrama Basnayaka said that the Customs has decided to give more benefits to the Sri Lankans who are returning after working in overseas. He said that they can bring a bathroom set, a bedroom suite and a motorcycle below the capacity of 350 CC, tax free. They will also be able to bring solar panels, computers, laptops and two mobile phones. He said that they can also purchase televisions sets less than 55 inches duty free.