This information states that provisional safeguards on imports of concrete reinforcing bar, energy tubular products, hot-rolled sheet, pre-painted steel, and wire rod will cease to apply beginning April 28, 2019. Global Affairs Canada has clarified that provisional safeguards on these goods will remain in effect up to and including April 28, 2019. This information is […]
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ARGO Customs Brokers: Importing by Mail
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ARGO Calgary Customs Brokers:For an item to qualify as a “gift”, a friend or relative must send it to you personally and include a card or other notice indicating that it is a gift.
- If you receive an imported gift by mail that isworth CAN$60 or less, you will not have to pay duty or tax on it.
- If the gift is worth more than CAN$60, you will have to pay any applicable duty and taxes on any amount over CAN$60.
For example, if a relative sends you a gift worth CAN$200, you must pay any applicable duty, GST or HST and PST on CAN$140.
Items that do not qualify for the CAN$60 gift exemption include the following:
- alcoholic beverages;
- advertising material; and
- items sent by a business.
As well, the CAN$60 gift exemption cannot be combined with the CAN$20 exemption that is available on most items valued at CAN$20 or less.
Since January 2019, a significant amount of products are now regulated by the Participating Government Agencies (PGA) program which seeks to move more goods into the Single Window initiative (SWI) which will streamline the sharing of commercial import data among the participating agencies. This means that you no longer have to check with two, three, […]
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