Re: [OM] Need Help from Canada..(OT)

Subject: Re: [OM] Need Help from Canada..(OT)
From: "Chris O'Neill" <coneill@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 26 Nov 2000 21:20:54 -0700
On 26 Nov 2000, at 20:52, DaEyeGuy@xxxxxxx wrote:

> Did I hear correct that if you put "gift" on a package to Canada they don't
> get charged for customs? I have a nephew in Montreal that i'd love to send
> a Xmas gift, but sure don't want him to have to pay customs (poor student).
> Any of you know? Thought I'd send him a printer I no longer use..probably
> worth $150..but dont' want him to get socked with a charge.

It's duty and tax free for the first CDN$60 if it's a gift.  So, keep the value 
below CDN$60 and he'll only have to pay the CDN$5 handling fee that 
they charge everyone.

Hope that helps...


Chris O'Neill (coneill@xxxxxxxxxxx)
Web:  http://www.nucleus.com/~coneill

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