• Honest Officer
  • 9 years ago
  • 1709 views

Not only honest government official, but officials

Reported on April 12, 2011 from Chennai , Tamil Nadu  ι Report #33097

I went to the service tax department for registration. The office itself was so neat and very corporate like. The government official I met made me si...Read more

  • Honest Officer
  • 9 years ago
  • 2206 views

Honest customs official

Reported on March 21, 2011 from Chennai , Tamil Nadu  ι Report #33144

I lived in the middle east for 27 years and I had no situation in the past where I had to pay a bribe anywhere. I returned to India after retiremen...Read more

  • Honest Officer
  • 9 years ago
  • 2120 views

I did not have to pay a bribe

Reported on March 21, 2011 from Chennai , Tamil Nadu  ι Report #33147

Well, I am one of those "NRI"s who visit home every once in a while - sick and tired of other "NRI"s pompous attitudes about India. During this recent...Read more

  • Honest Officer
  • 9 years ago
  • 1948 views

Paying Duty for Imported Goods

Reported on March 6, 2011 from New Delhi , Delhi  ι Report #33193

I travel many times a year to India from Dallas, Texas. When I come to India, I carry liquor that is not available in India and therefore bring in mor...Read more

  • Honest Officer
  • 9 years ago
  • 1883 views

Did not pay a single penny to get my shipment cleared

Reported on January 21, 2011 from Bangalore , Karnataka  ι Report #33229

I relocated from the US to India in mid-2010 and shipped a good deal of personal belongings. I had only been in the US for 23 months, and the rule is ...Read more

  • Honest Officer
  • 9 years ago
  • 2129 views

EXCELLENT CUSTOMS OFFICER - NO BRIBE REQUIRED

Reported on January 21, 2011 from Mumbai , Maharashtra  ι Report #32580

I recently visited Mumbai and had brought along a LED TV from overseas. Based on past horror stories, I was almost certain that I will get harassed a...Read more

  • Honest Officer
  • 9 years ago
  • 2599 views

Many international travels

Reported on January 16, 2011 from Ahmedabad , Gujarat  ι Report #33233

I have travelled across many international airports, Mumbai, Kolkata, New Delhi, and Chennnai, always carrying gifts and many laptops (I won) I never ...Read more

  • Honest Officer
  • 9 years ago
  • 2492 views

I legally imported a laptop - paid $100 duty with receipt

Reported on November 27, 2010 from Mumbai , Maharashtra  ι Report #33254

I had come to the US for higher studies and was on my first visit to India after getting a job. I wanted to bring back a laptop for my family - used l...Read more

  • Honest Officer
  • 9 years ago
  • 2773 views

IEC code without bribe

Reported on November 16, 2010 from Pune , Maharashtra  ι Report #33261

A few years ago my company needed a IEC code to be issued. For this I had to visit the Customs office near Swargate. As with any govt work, none of th...Read more