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Davidson & Sons

About Us

Davidson & Sons Customs Brokers Ltd. has been a family owned and operated company since 1917. Currently, it is run by fourth generation family member, William (Bill) Davidson.

Since William Burnett Davidson founded Davidson & Sons, our main focus has been taking the burden of customs compliance from our clients and making their experiences with Canada customs as seamless as possible. We have come to learn over the last century of operation that, above all else, our personal relationships with clients are what has been the foundation of our success.

Davidson & Sons were a founding member of the DCCHBA in 1970, known now as the Canadian Society of Customs Brokers. Membership in the Canadian Society of Customs Brokers (C.S.C.B) ensures immediate updates from CBSA, the Canada Revenue Agency and other Government departments pertaining to any regulations that may affect your business. It also allows us to stay up to date on global trade negotiations and new initiatives.


CARM Update

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Below is a synopsis of a recent publication from the Canada Border Service Agency [CBSA]: November 18, 2022 Earlier this year, the CBSA Assessment and Revenue Management (CARM) project shared that the Release 2 timeline was under review. We are pleased to announce that we are targeting an implementation date for CARM Release 2 in October 2023. Over the next year, we will focus on preparing the Agency and its clients for upcoming changes. Although there has been a delay, it is advised to sign up for the CARM Client Portal and delegating authority to your broker as soon as possible to be best prepared.…

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Luxury Tax

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The Luxury Tax, originally proposed in the 2021 budget, received Royal Assent on June 23, 2022. The tax will apply to new cars and aircraft with a retail sales price over $100,000cad and to vessels over $250,000cad. It will be calculated at the lesser of 20% of the value above a set threshold ($100,000cad for cars and personal aircraft, and $250,000cad for vessels) and 10% of the full value of the item subjected to tax. The tax will apply to subject vehicles, subject vessels and subject aircraft delivered or imported on or after September 1, 2022. What is considered a luxury…

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