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You often see“ duty free” at airports and other locations. What is the difference between Tax-free and Duty-free?

In addition to consumption tax, “duty-free" purchases are exempt from customs duties and liquor, tobacco and other taxes.
In general, “duty-free” purchases cannot be made within the country you are visiting, but only in international zones such as airports.
But recently, you can find duty-free stores in some cities in Japan and enjoy “duty-free” shopping under
special conditions.

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