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Bringing Personal Effects Into Canada

November 20, 2017

Bringing Personal Effects Into Canada

by BorderBuddy

Are you moving back to Canada? Are you settling in Canada? There is a program available for you to bring your items in duty and tax free. You will not need a customs broker to help you with this – but you WILL need to declare these items at your first port of entry. (Please […]

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Getting My Tax Back On An Item That I Export

November 20, 2017

Getting My Tax Back On An Item That I Export

by BorderBuddy

For individuals: There is no provision for GST refund for individuals. Also, there is no provision for GST off-set and you will not be able to reduce the value of the new item by a trade-in value. GST will be assessed on the full purchase price. For businesses: If the item was purchased by a registered company. […]

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Helpful Customs Phone Numbers

November 20, 2017

Helpful Phone Numbers

by BorderBuddy

Canadian Travelers Line 1 800 461 9999 External CRA: 1 800 959 5525 Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) 1 800 442 2342 Health Canada 1 866 662 0666 Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada 1 877 808 8838 U.S. Customs & Border Protection – National – (877) 227-5511 U.S. Customs & Border Protection (Blaine ) – 360-332-5707

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