Duty & Tax Calculator
PARS Check
Setup Account


Amendments to the Special Economic Measures (Iran) Regulations

1. The purpose of this notice is to inform importers and exporters of the Regulations Amending the Special Economic Measures (Iran) Regulations that came into force on May 29, 2013. These amendments impose a complete ban on imports from Iran and exports to Iran, subject to certain exemptions. 2. Exemptions include consumer communication technologies that […]

Top 10 cross-border GST and customs issues for Canadian businesses

1. -GST paid on importation should be recoverable and should not become a sunk cost. 2. -In the case of exports, GST should not be applicable, but an exporter should nevertheless pay close attention to whether or not its export meets the necessary requirements to be “zero rated.” 3. -Identifying the best party to act […]

Certain Copper Tube, Initiation of Investigations – Statement of Reasons

The Statement of Reasons concerning the initiation of investigations into the dumping of Certain Copper Tube originating in or exported from the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Hellenic Republic, the People’s Republic of China, the Republic of Korea and the United Mexican States and the subsidizing of Certain Copper Tube originating in or exported from […]

Know before you go to simplify your border crossings this summer

Niagara Falls, Ontario, May 14, 2013 — The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) would like to simplify your return to Canada this summer. The Victoria Day long weekend traditionally marks the beginning of heavier traffic volumes at the Southern Ontario border crossings. Additional staff will be available to process the anticipated higher volumes of travellers. […]

Before Importing or Exporting Commercial Goods into Canada you have to obtain your Import/Export Business Number from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).
For an import-export (RM) account:

Call 1-800-959-5525 or Use Business Registration Online (BRO)

Will be the same as your BN with extension RM0001.
Sample: 123456789RM0001