GST for Non-Resident Importers

  • DateNovember 27, 2019
  • Time1:00 PM EST
  • 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.

Mark Southworth: Consultant, Global Trade Consulting, Canada

As a Consultant with the Livingston Global Trade Consulting group, Mark’s areas of expertise include tariff classification, international trade agreement compliance, customs audits, customized training, duty recovery, goods and service tax issues, export compliance, and appeals and dispute settlement.

Mark is a Certified Customs Specialist in both the United States and Canada, and possesses various accredited industry credentials including the CBSA Professional designation and Certified Trade Compliance Specialist. Mark has completed extensive GST/HST training through the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada and holds a degree in Sociology from Queen’s University and a post-graduate degree in International Business Management from George Brown College.

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