Kabayans, previously we listed all the restricted items inside the Balikbayan boxes, Now we will discuss the things that BOC (Bureau of Customs) are checking and how they categorize your boxes for inspection. According to the Chapter VII. Balikbayan Box provision, the following are the questions and answers that we all must know. 1. WHAT ARE “BALIKBAYAN BOXES”? Balikbayan Boxes are packages ...Read More »
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Forwarder reveals details of Customs bribery system for balikbayan boxes!
A freight forwarder has stepped forward and revealed that there was indeed a “tara” or bribery system they adhered to with the Bureau of Customs for the faster processing of balikbayan boxes in ports. In a report from GMA’s “24 Oras” on Wednesday, Door to door Consolidators Association of the Philippines Chairman Ramon Yngco confirmed the supposed bribery system. “Kailangan ...Read More »
Empleyada ng Customs, pinagbantaan dahil sa balikbayan box
Empleyada ng Customs, pinagbantaan dahil sa balikbayan box Manila- Bureau of Customs data encoder Roussel Tan, became the latest trend in social media due to a post on her Facebook account about the ongoing issue with the OFWs vs BOC. Tan posted a status in defense of the BOC however, it sparked a lot of negative reactions to netizens. Someone took ...Read More »
Who pays for missing balikbayan box items?
Who pays for missing balikbayan box items? MANILA – Who pays for items inside balikbayan boxes that have been damaged or gone missing? According to Customs chief Alberto Lina, the Bureau of Customs is willing to pay for a balikbayan box item that has gone missing as long as it is proven that it is Customs that is at ...Read More »
Bureau of Customs: Paniningil ng buwis para sa consolidated shipping, hihigpitan
SONA: Bureau of Customs: Paniningil ng buwis para sa consolidated shipping, hihigpitanRead More »