Posted by : Aahil Shaik Saturday, June 25, 2022

Individuals are allowed to import maximum of 10 liters of Energy Drinks into Saudi Arabia - Zakat and Customs

The Zakat, Tax and Customs Authority in Saudi Arabia said that the maximum number of energy drinks allowed for individuals to bring into the Kingdom is 10 liters per person.

This came in response via Twitter account of Ask Zakat, in which it said, "Dear customer, the maximum limit for individuals importing energy drinks into Saudi Arabia is 10 liters per person".

- The authority added that the Excise Tax is imposed on soft drinks and sweetened drinks at a rate of 50% and on energy drinks, tobacco and its derivatives at a rate of 100%, then a value added tax of 15% is added to all of the above. Read : No Customs duty on shipment of less than 1000 riyals 

- The Zakat, Tax and Customs Authority called to know the procedures and customs fees for imported goods, by browsing its integrated customs tariff through its website at

- Earlier this, The Customs clarified that the initiative to exempt from unpaid fines includes a fine for delaying registration in VAT, a fine for late payment and a delay in submitting a declaration for all types of taxes.

- It also includes the penalty for correcting the return, in addition to the fines stipulated in Article 45 of the Value Added Tax system, with the exception of fines and related to tax evasion. See Also : No customs duty on personal belongings of value 3,000 riyals

- The Authority explained that the fines will be automatically canceled for taxpayers during the initiative period.

Individuals are allowed to import maximum of 10 liters of Energy Drinks - Zakat and Customs -

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