WEBINAR

GST for Non-Resident Importers

  • DateMay 12, 2021
  • Time1:00 PM EDT
  • Duration1 hour
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About this Webinar

Are you a Non-Resident Importer carrying on business in Canada?

Attend this webinar to learn about the Canadian Goods and Services Tax (“GST”) and the Harmonized Sales Tax (“HST”), and how it applies to Non-Resident Importers. Our experts will provide a basic overview of the mechanical application of the GST/HST from producer to consumer, how it works, information on registration requirements and your responsibilities, and help you determine whether you need to register.

Discover your options available to Non-Resident Importers, and adopt best practices to avoid audits, costly penalties, and ensure smoother compliance results.

Find out more how the GST/HST can impact U.S. companies selling in Canada.

Who Should Attend?

U.S. companies selling in Canada, and individuals from finance or accounting departments, sales and customs compliance.

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Our experts

Jeff Fraser: Director, Western Region, Global Trade Consulting, Canada

As Director, Jeff Fraser leads a dedicated team of consultants in western Canada, focused on helping companies minimize risk and achieve higher levels of customs compliance in their international trade activities. Jeff has extensive experience in tariff classification, international trade agreement compliance, customs valuation, appeals and dispute settlement, refunds, duty drawbacks, sales and excise taxes, seizure appeals, entry audits and anti-dumping legislation as well as international logistics and supply chain management. Jeff has his professional designation from the Canada Border Services Agency and is a certified trade compliance specialist and a certified customs specialist in both Canada and the U.S.

Joanne Leggett: Senior Customs and Trade Adviser

As Senior Customs and Trade Adviser, Joanne provides customs compliance-related expertise to clients in a variety of projects such as USMCA/CUSMA certification and validation, HS classification determination, voluntary disclosures, blanket adjustment claims and post entry review.

Joanne conducts program compliance reviews to determine levels of compliance with classification, valuation, origin and record keeping requirements. She develops customs compliance procedure manuals and is responsible for providing technical support in the areas of research, case preparation, and project completion to industry professionals and senior management.

Joanne’s expertise includes free trade agreements, duty recovery analysis and import/export processes. She specializes in providing customized solutions that allow companies to manage their trade-related business and minimize their financial risk from non-compliance.

She holds her Professional Customs Brokers license and CCS designation and has lectured on free trade and customs compliance throughout North America.

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