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Legal Guide

As a signatory to the International Convention on the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System, the classification of goods for customs duty purposes in Canada mirrors the classification and rules used by most countries. The List of Tariff Provisions in the Schedule to the Customs Tariff is divided into 99 chapters and contains a comprehensive list of goods intended to cover the range of all possible products that could be imported into Canada (the “Tariff Schedule”). The correct classification of goods is a critical first step in determining the amount of customs duties payable upon importation.

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