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B3

What is a B3?

The CBSA B3 coding form is a document required to assist in properly declaring, classifying and accounting for commercial goods that are imported into Canada.

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Trade War

Trade War

NAFTA talks have fallen apart and President Trump has instituted new tariffs against Canada and Mexico. Find out what this means and what happens next.

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Helping clients find duty rates

What is the duty on…

“What is the duty rate on (insert item here)” is the most common question we get asked, right after “Hi, how are you?” The duty rate can affect the cost of the goods you import and helps determine if it makes sense financially to import the goods.

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What You Should Know: How CETA and the CPTPP Affect You

Over the past few years, the Canadian government has been exploring dramatic changes through CETA and the CPTPP. With so many Canadians affected, and both deals at pivotal stages in their development, it’s important to know how these deals work, and what you can expect in the months to come.

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A Canadian customs broker will ensure you avoid unnecessary fines or costs when importing liquor.

Importing Liquor into Ontario

In 2012, a Canadian man by the name of Gerard Comeau was fined $292.50 after he imported 14 cases of beer and three bottles of liquor from a neighbouring Quebec town into his home province of New Brunswick. But why?

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