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New Harmonized System Standards to Take Effect on January 1, 2017

The WCO Council, at its 123rd/124th Sessions in June 2014, adopted a Recommendation that lists recommended amendments to the Harmonized System (HS) nomenclature which will enter into force on 1 January 2017 (HS 2017). This Recommendation is being promulgated under the provisions of Article 16 of the HS Convention, which implies that HS Contracting Parties […]

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D8-2-15, Administration of the Representational Gifts Remission Order

The following has been updated and is available on the CBSA website: Memorandum D8-2-15, Administration of the Representational Gifts Remission Order http://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/publications/dm-md/d8/d8-2-15-eng.html This memorandum outlines the conditions under which certain representational gifts qualify for customs duty-free entry, GST and excise tax relief, and customs duties relief. The representational gifts must be presented to a donee […]

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