You might have already learnt about the rates of duties for various goods when brought to Bangladesh. It is not that you will have to pay duties or taxes for everything you bring with you. There are so many tax-free items for which Customs Authority at the airport will not charge any duty or tax.
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One thing that should be kept in mind, this customs duty-free facility is applicable only for non-commercially brought baggage items, that is, items you bring with you, not as cargo. Most items brought separately through courier service may require import taxes. We will not discuss the amount of import tax of items as this will be a huge list and readers are suggested to contact Airport Customs Authority for details about those things.
As per Customs Rule 3(5), 3(7) and Rule 10, the following items are considered Duty and Tax-free goods. (Duty and Tax are to be paid for commercial quantity import)
|a) Cassette Player/Two-in-One|
|b) Discman/Walkman (Audio)|
|c) Portable Audio CD player|
|d) Desktop/Laptop Computer (with one UPS)|
|e) Computer Scanner|
|f) Computer Printer|
|g) Fax Machine|
|(h) Video Camera (without HD cam, DV cam, Beta Cam, & Professional Camera)|
|i) Still Camera/Digital Camera|
|j) General Push Button/Cordless Telephone Set|
|k) General/Electric Oven/Microwave Oven|
|l) Rice Cooker/Presser Cooker/Gas Oven( with Burner)|
|m) Toaster/Sandwich Maker/Blender/Food Processor/Juicer/Coffee Maker|
|n) General and electric type-writer|
|o) Household Sewing Machine (Manual/Electric)|
|p) Table/pedestal Fan/ Household Ceiling Fan|
|q) Sports materials (For personal use only)|
|r) 100 gm gold or 200 gm silver ornaments
(Not more than 12 pcs for each item)
|s) One Carton of Cigarette (200 sticks)|
|(t) Upto 29” Plasma, LCD, TFT, LED Television & upto 29” (CRT) Black & White/Color Television|
|v) General CD & with 02 (two) speakers Component (Music Center) CD/VCD/DVD/LD/MD set|
|y) Two Mobile/Cellular Phone set|
|w) 4 speaker component (Music Center) CD/VCD/DVD/LD/MD/ Blue ray disc player|
|x) LCD Computer Monitor up to 19” (Either having TV function or not)|
|z) A carpet of size up to 15 square metre.|
For mobile phones, a passenger can bring a total of 8 mobile handsets with him, first two phones are duty-free, but have to pay customs duty for the rest of the handsets.
If you want to get rid of any unwanted circumstances while taking or bringing something with you, these two articles about customs procedures and how to avoid unwanted hassles at the Hazrat Shahjalal International airport may help you.
Before leaving this article, we also suggest you read the following post.
Suggested Article: The rate of taxes for different items at Shahjalal airport.
If you want more details, we suggest you download the Baggage Rules  of the Customs authority in Bangladesh.