Re: Suse 9.1 - Wow
Date: Sat, 15 May 2004 02:08:02 GMT
On Fri, 14 May 2004 10:55:06 +0000, James Knott wrote:
> I wonder how much of that fee went to the government and how much to
> Purolator? Also, GST is chargable, no matter where an item came from.
> What burns me, is the time I had to pay duty on something that was made in
> Canada, but purchased in the U.S. The duty was supposed to be determined
> by point of origin, which in this case was Toronto!
Oh I was just joking about the free trade comment - I know how it works.
:) The charge wasn't even particularly for duty - it may have been just
the handling charge Purolator tacks on for dealing with customs. In fact,
I'll bet on it, since the government rarely lets you have the product if
there's any outstanding duties.
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- Re: Petrol
... >I think the problem people have with fuel is that you pay duty on it ... >cost of the fuel has gone up. ... But since the duty is a fixed price per litre, the VAT on the duty is ... on unlimited cheap oil is stupid anyway, ...
- Re: Electronic equipment free trade in Europe
... be mailed to Lisbon if I have to pay duty. ... charged VAT at the Portuguese rate rather than the UK rate. ...
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