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Things to Buy: Jade, leather products, handicrafts.

VAT/GST: 10 percent, included in price.

Minimum Spend: 50,000 won (U.S. $43) in total receipts.

Insider Tip: Antiques more than 50 years old can’t be exported without government approval.

Refund on a $500 Purchase: $45.

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Best Tax-Free Shopping Surprises

Korea Tax-Free Shopping

Things to Buy: Jade, leather products, handicrafts.

VAT/GST: 10 percent, included in price.

Minimum Spend: 50,000 won (U.S. $43) in total receipts.

Insider Tip: Antiques more than 50 years old can’t be exported without government approval.

Refund on a $500 Purchase: $45.

Read more.

Wendy Connett / Alamy

Best Tax-Free Shopping Surprises

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