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Duties and Taxes: How to pay for them

What are duties and Taxes & How do i pay for them?  To those who are not familiar, duties can be somewhat of a mystery and seem extremely arbitrary -but there is in fact good reason for them. Duty is put in place to protect Canadian industry and is established by the Canadian Department of finance. Duty rates may vary greatly from one product to another, depending on that products manufacturing in Canada.  If your imported goods are manufa...

Importing a Car: Checklist

Importing a Car to Canada  When importing a car into Canada, there are guide lines that you must follow. The first step it to make sure you've compiled the proper documentation and information on the vehicle. Prior to crossing the border, you will need to submit specific documentation to insure that you are safe to cross. We’ve created a check list to make sure that you have all the prerequisites needed to cross the border.     ...

Customs Broker: Top 10 Reasons to use Clearit.ca

In its 2 years since launching, Clearit.ca has gone from simple customs clearance service to an all-in-one small business solution. The following are the top 10 reasons to be using Clearit.ca as your Customs Broker and logistics specialist 10) Real, usable content Clearit.ca’s Forms & Doc center offers most international customs documents in PDF format so you can fill them in online and print and the commercial guide to importing is a mus...

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 ...