Can a baby purchase tax free?

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  1. Boomtower14

    Boomtower14 Junior Member

    Jan 24, 2014
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    Hi guys,

    So I am in Japan and want to buy a ps4 before I leave. Would really love to get it tax free but realised I am on a perm visa/re-entry deal, my wife as well. But our 1 year old bub is on a tourist visa. Would this work? I mean obviously they will know it is for me, but do you think this is a plausible technicality?

    Thanks!
     

  2. Hvr

    Hvr Senior Member

    Jun 27, 2007
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    Have a look here: duty free concession

     
  3. markis10

    markis10 Veteran Member

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    Which country do you want to avoid the tax in?
     
  4. Boomtower14

    Boomtower14 Junior Member

    Jan 24, 2014
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    I just want to not pay tax on the purchase in Japan. I believe we can pool our concessions together so I don't think it will be any problem on the Australian end.
     
  5. ermen

    ermen Established Member

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    I think OP's question read as being in relation to a tax free purchase of a PS4 in Japan whilst in that country as a permanent resident.

    Why don't you just ask the shop whether you can use your child's passport...
     
  6. Boomtower14

    Boomtower14 Junior Member

    Jan 24, 2014
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    Yeah I will. Was just hoping to look like I knew what I was talking about when I went in.
     
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