Payment Remittance Options for Duty & Tax Under the new CBSA Accounts Receivable Ledger (ARL) program, importers who participate in one of the direct pay programs have options on remitting payment to CBSA for their monthly duty and tax. - Pay using online or telephone banking - Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) - In person at your local ARL enabled office, in certain circumstances - Via wire with your broker, if above options are not possible. Online or Telephone Banking Importers under the GST Direct Program Option or Importer Direct Security Option can make their monthly payments online (or by phone) through participating financial institutions. Online banking works the same way as paying any other bill online. 1. Use the CBSA Payee in your online banking portal. Depending on your financial institution, you will see one of the following: "CBSA Duties Taxes Fees" or CBS Duties, Taxes and Fees" or "Canada Border Services Agency" or "Agence des Services Frontaliers du Canada: as a payee. 2. Use your business number RM account (BN15) (e.g. 123456789RM0001) as the account number. Do not use the Canada Revenue Agency RT account number. 3. Financial Institutions can provide instructions regarding payment by phone. **Payment amounts are subject to limits set by each participating financial institution, however multiple payments can be made. The payment deadline continues to be 4:00 PM local time on the day the payment is due. Electronic payments must be date and time stamped by the payment deadline.
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