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Clearit.ca's Blog on Customs Brokerage and News Updates

Toronto Customs Broker Service

Clearit.ca proudly provides customs brokerage service to clients in Toronto (GTA) and the surrounding cities of Mississauga, Brampton, Oakville, Burlington, Vaughan, Markham, Ajax, Milton etc. In fact, we can clear at any border point in Canada electronically. Cargo arriving in Toronto by Sea (this includes shipments railed inland) are assigned to port 495 (Port of Toronto) while cargo arriving by air freight are assigned to port 497 (Toronto Pe...

Canadian Customs Forms

Here at Clearit.ca we get a lot of requests for Canadian Customs Forms.  To some, this may sound like a very specific question, but to us we say "which one".  The fact is that there may be one or several customs forms that are needed to customs clear a shipment into Canada.  Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) publishes many forms that are available for download from their site.  You may want to check exactly what forms you need by contact...

Import Penalties

Import Penalties & How to Avoid them While it may seem like no big deal to a new company just entering the import business, Incorrectly classifying goods can cause major problems and cost you more money the you might expect. If not spotted on time, these import penalties can compound and lead to even greater loss by overpaid duty that is not recoverable or fines for underpaid Duty. Working with a Customs Broker does not guarantee zero ...

You’ve Purchased Something in the US – Now What?

We get a lot of phone calls and emails from businesses who have just made a purchase in the US and want to know the next step.  Whether you are importing T-Shirts, Lawn Furniture, printing press etc. You will need to clear your shipment through customs and the easiest way to do this is with Clearit.ca.  As your customs broker, we will declare your shipment to customs, and pay the applicable duties and taxes to Canada Border Services Agency (CBS...

New Rules: Cross Border Shopping

Today marks a new chapter in our relationship with U.S. Retailers. New rules governing the amount of money Canadians are allowed to spend south of the border goes into effect today.  In most cases, the increases are substantial. whereas an over night stay in the U.S. allowed for up to $50.00 CAD worth of merchandise Duty free, Canadians are now able to return with up to $200.00 CAD in goods. The limit has double for those staying between 2-7 d...