March 27, 2020 – An announcement was made today by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that there will be several economic measures taken to address the economic strain of the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of these economic measures, it was announced that the month-end payment of duties and taxes on imports has been deferred until June 2020.
Coverage / links:
- CBSA – Customs Notice 20-11 Extension of Timeframes for Payment of Customs Duties and GST (COVID-19)
- CPAC Video – PM Trudeau Provides Update on Federal Response to COVID-19 – March 27, 2020
- CBC News – Government boosts wage subsidy to 75% for small, medium businesses to avoid layoffs during COVID-19 crisis
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