Repeal of the U.S. Surtax Orders for Steel and Aluminum, and for Other Goods

Effective May 19, 2019, the United States Surtax Order (Steel and Aluminum)  and the United States Surtax Order (Other Goods) imposing surtax on certain products originating in the United States are repealed. Please note that importers will no longer be required to pay surtax pursuant to the above-referenced orders. A link to Customs Notice 19-09…

UPDATE: US Surtax Remission Order

As an update to our alert issued on October 15 Us Surtax Remission Order, please be advised that relief is being granted to all importers of the subject US steel and aluminum products through the use of remission order (OIC) 2018-1272. In addition to relief of the surtax, refunds can be sought on the surtax…

US Surtax Remission Order

By way of background, in response to the section 232 tariffs imposed by the US on Canadian steel and aluminum products, Canada applied reciprocal surtaxes effective July 1, 2018 on certain imports of steel, aluminum and other products from the U.S. However, to protect the competitiveness of businesses affected by these countermeasures, the Government has…

Advisory alert – Canadian surtax on US origin goods – possible remission order

Retaliatory surtax remission request Through submissions to the Department of Finance, the Canadian government could potentially waive or refund recently imposed surtaxes on US-origin product. The process as well as the template to use for these submissions can be found at the following link. For additional assistance and guidance on the remission process, please do…