Govt exempts custom tax on any size of TV carried by migrant workers while returning home

Kathmandu: The government has exempted custom tax on one television set of any size to migrant workers.

According to the Finance Minister Dr. Prakashsharan Mahat, workers who are in abroad for employment can bring any size of television with them while returning to home without paying any custom tax.

However, they are need to be registered under the government’s social security fund.

So far, those returning from overseas employment have been getting a discount in customs if they bring a TV up to 32 inches.