Definition of "dutiable" [du•ti•a•ble]

  • Subject to import tax. (adjective)

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Use "dutiable" in a sentence
  • "If you have more that US$1,000 in dutiable items, you may be required to hire a customs broker."
  • "If an incoming package does contain dutiable items, then both the duty, and the customs inspection fee have to be paid before the package will be delivered."
  • "Quantitatively, the so-called Kennedy Round of tariff cuts was large enough to be noticed, but not earth-shaking: as this legislation was phased in, our average duty on dutiable imports fell from 14.3 percent in 1967 to 9.9 percent in 1972."