Canadian Duty Calculators and Why You Need One

By: David Cameron (Google+) 9/20/2013

In Canada, any goods imported into the country are subject to a duty fee or tariff. This fee is set by the Department of Finance and it is collected by the Canadian Boarder Services Agency (CBSA). The amount charged depends on many things such as, what you paid for the item, shipping fees, insurance, where it was made as well as many complex international trade agreements that Canada has entered into with other countries. This often misunderstood fee is one of those hidden charges that can catch a Canadian online shopper off-guard when they see the added shipping expenses. Since it is so complex, you will need some help calculating the amount to pay.

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