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EBay uses NAFTA angle in lobbying for wider import-duty loophole

Canada doesn’t apply sales taxes or duties on imported purchases of $20 or less. That threshold is much higher in other countries, such as the U.S. where it’s US$800.

Finance Minister Bill Morneau's office isn't tipping its hand on how friendly it is to the idea of raising the limit at which imports are assessed for duties and sales taxes.The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

PUBLISHED :Monday, July 3, 2017 12:00 AM

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