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Small Business Solution

All-in-one small business solution  In the first week of January, 2012, Clearit.ca officially launched with one thing in mind: to provide the most cost effective Canadian Customs brokerage service from around the globe. Almost 2 years later, clearit.ca has become a trusted leader in quick, easy, effective, and transparent customs clearances – but we don’t want to stop here. Over the past year, we have rolled out some great features we want ...

HS Codes: A Primer

HS Codes Trying to classify goods with  HS codes code can be extremely frustrating. Chapters seem a little obscure and it is almost impossible to find the exact item you wish to import - but it becomes a lot easier once you understand how the system works and have a few handy tools at your disposal. [caption id="attachment_919" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Clearit.ca Customs Brokers | Canadian Customs Brokers[/caption] The following is a ...

What is a customs broker?

What is a Customs Broker? Here at clearit.ca, we get the question "What is a customs broker?" all the time so we wanted to give you a brief overview of what a customs broker does: Importers who do not wish to transact business with the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) directly may authorize a licensed customs broker to do so on their behalf. A customs broker is liscensed by CBSA to act on behalf of importers, primarily in assisting in the...

Clearing customs at a highway border point with Clearit.ca

Clearing Customs: Highway border points  Many people ask us how a shipment manages to clear customs at a highway border point.  You may be in Toronto, but your shipment can cross through Pacific Highway in BC in the middle of the night.  Thanks to your trusty clearit.ca customs broker, we make it very simple! First of all, we can clear at any border point in Canada with our LIVE EDI link to Canada Customs. We typically receive the shipment ...

Guide to Importing: Part 1

Importing into Canada, or any other country for that matter is no simple task. Here is a simple step-by-step guide to keep you on track.  1.     Before Importing into Canada, you must first: Obtain a business number from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) for an Import-Export Account Identify the goods you plan to import – an accurate description is necessary Identify which country the goods are coming from and in which country they we...