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Excise Tax Act

Version of section 216 from 2014-11-01 to 2024-05-28:


Meaning of determination of the tax status

  •  (1) In this section, determination of the tax status of goods means a determination, re-determination or further re-determination that the goods are, or are not, included in Schedule VII.

  • Marginal note:Application of Customs Act

    (2) Subject to subsections (4) to (6), the Customs Act (other than subsections 67(2) and (3) and sections 68 and 70) and the regulations made under that Act apply, with such modifications as the circumstances require, to the determination of the tax status of goods for the purposes of this Division as if it were the determination, re-determination or further re-determination, as the case requires, of the tariff classification of the goods.

  • Marginal note:Idem

    (3) The Customs Act and the regulations made under that Act apply, with such modifications as the circumstances require, to the appraisal, re-appraisal or further re-appraisal of the value of goods for the purposes of this Division as if it were the appraisal, re-appraisal or further re-appraisal, as the case requires, of the value for duty of the goods.

  • Marginal note:Appeals of determination of tax status

    (4) In applying the Customs Act to a determination of the tax status of goods, the references in that Act to the “Canadian International Trade Tribunal” shall be read as references to the “Tax Court of Canada”.

  • Marginal note:Application of Part IX and Tax Court of Canada Act

    (5) The provisions of this Part and of the Tax Court of Canada Act that apply to an appeal taken under section 302 apply, with any modifications that the circumstances require, to an appeal taken under subsection 67(1) of the Customs Act from a decision of the President of the Canada Border Services Agency made under section 60 or 61 of that Act in a determination of the tax status of goods as if the decision of the President were a confirmation of an assessment or a reassessment made by the Minister under subsection 301(3) or (4) as a consequence of a notice of objection filed under subsection 301(1.1) by the person to whom the President is required to give notice under section 60 or 61 of the Customs Act, as the case may be, of the decision.

  • Marginal note:Rebate resulting from appraisal or re-appraisal

    (6) If, because of an appraisal, a re-appraisal or a further re-appraisal of the value of goods or a determination of the tax status of goods, it is determined that the amount that was paid as tax under this Division on the goods exceeds the amount of tax that is required under this Division to be paid on the goods and a refund of the excess would be given under paragraph 59(3)(b) or 65(1)(b) of the Customs Act if the tax under this Division on the goods were a customs duty on the goods levied under the Customs Tariff, a rebate of the excess shall, subject to section 263, be paid to the person who paid the excess, and the provisions of the Customs Act that relate to the payment of such refunds and interest on such refunds apply, with any modifications that the circumstances require, as if the rebate of the excess were a refund of duty.

  • Marginal note:Application of s. 69 of Customs Act

    (7) Subject to section 263, section 69 of the Customs Act applies, with such modifications as the circumstances require, where an appeal in respect of the value of goods or a determination of the tax status of goods is taken for the purpose of determining whether tax under this Division on the goods is payable or of determining the amount of such tax.

  • [NOTE: Application provisions are not included in the consolidated text
  • see relevant amending Acts and regulations.]
  • 1990, c. 45, s. 12
  • 1993, c. 27, s. 82
  • 1997, c. 10, s. 41.1
  • 1999, c. 17, s. 155
  • 2005, c. 38, s. 106
  • 2007, c. 18, s. 19
  • 2014, c. 20, s. 393

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