Recent content by Bred

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    Cost of cable and WIFI in Sosua Best Provider

    Claro fiber is the best, where fiber connection is available. Then De Lancer Then all those 3G/4G/LTE providers - some offering super fast speeds in certain locations, but all have a data cap. Not good for streaming.
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    Pfizer vaccine in Puerto Plata (or Sosua)

    Where in POP or in Sosua one can get Pfizer vaccine shot these days? Is it still free or you have to pay for it and how much?
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    Many lose their flights on the first day of the e-ticket

    They do have 3 independent fields. Just checked. Also, you can type the year. Don't need to click 100 times.
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    Super offer at Super Pola

    This was on special yesterday.
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    Satellite internet?

    They will have to improve the antennas first. Starlink dishes go into “thermal shutdown” once they hit 122° Fahrenheit This is going to be a big problem here. First you have to pay US$500 for the equipment plus shipping, plus whatever tax ADUANA wants to charge for it. Then when the dish...
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    Zurich to Puerto Plata

    Anyone noticed new direct fights from Zurich to Puerto Plata? "Swiss leisure carrier Edelweiss is expanding its tourist offer in the Caribbean from July with the resumption of a route last served in October 2011. From July 2, the airline plans to reinstate flights between its Zurich (ZRH)...
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    Online purchases are now automatically taxed

    Try this one - https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0000A605I/ My shopping cart shows the tax, same address as yours. This is not Amazon Prime, it's 3rd party seller on Amazon, not located in Miami, free shipping. There was no tax before July 1st.
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    Online purchases are now automatically taxed

    I guess it was a typo. Should be 2021 of course. Here is the screenshot of the email I received.
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    Online purchases are now automatically taxed

    My address looks exactly same as yours. The only difference is BM-xxxxx number and my name, of course. It still adds the new tax.
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    Online purchases are now automatically taxed

    Looks like you did not read my original post carefully. Did you buy it on or after July 1? And I repeat again, this is NOT about Dom. Rep. taxes.
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    Online purchases are now automatically taxed

    Nobody mentioned shipping to DR directly. I use Dominican courier companies. CPS and BM Cargo. Try to place new order now either from eBay or Amazon or AliExpress - you will see it for yourselves. Anything purchased before July 1st wasn't taxed. Now from July 1st - they all now add new tax...
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    Online purchases are now automatically taxed

    I guess Tuesday was before July 1st. Try to place new order now.
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    Online purchases are now automatically taxed

    I also use BM Cargo. How did you do it?
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    Online purchases are now automatically taxed

    Received this message from eBay - Effective July 1, 2020 eBay is legally required as a Marketplace Facilitator to collect and remit sales tax on behalf of our sellers, for items shipped to buyers in certain states, now including Florida and Kansas. If you’re a tax-exempt buyer (e.g. a reseller...