Russia Reclassifies iPad as PC, Scraps 5% Import Duty

Posted March 6, 2012 at 2:59pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 4011 views

Russia has reclassified the iPad as a personal computer, scraping a 5% import duty that was previously applied to the device, reports Vedomosti.

The iPad was previously classified as a navigation device since it could have a GPS radio for positioning data.

AppleInsider notes that "Tuesday's report did not state whether the Russian Federal Customs Service drew a distinction between an iPad with GPS versus without. It did, however, say that "other" tablets with GPS would still be classified as navigation devices and would be subject to the 5 percent tax."

Read More [via AppleInsider]


Share
Add Comment
Follow iClarified
Samsung to Produce 75% of A9 Chips for Next iPhone?
Samsung will be the main supplier for Apple's...
Avid Announces Free Version of Pro Tools [Video]
Avid has unveiled Pro Tools | First, a free v...
Apple Predicted to Have Sold 73 Million iPhones in Q4 2014 [Chart]
A new research note from KGI Securities analy...
Concept Renders of the Rumored 12-Inch iPad and Stylus [Images]
Martin Hajek has posted new 3D renders of the...
Today Only Get Amazon Prime for Just $72 [Deal]
To celebrate its two wins at the 72nd Golden ...