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Taxation - Customs and excise - Customs - Tariff classification - Imports - Preferential tariffs - Redetermination and appeals - Appeals - Canadian International Trade Tribunal - Federal Court

Thursday, November 17, 2016 @ 7:00 PM  

Appeal by the Attorney General from three decisions of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal upholding the ability of importers to correct certain declarations in order to obtain more favourable tariff treatment. In the three cases, goods qualifying under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) were imported into Canada from the US duty-free using the Most Favoured Nation (MFN) tariff treatment. The importers declared certain tariff classifications for the goods. Later, as a result of CBSA audits, the importers discovered that the tariff classifications they had...