HOME   |   CONTACT   |   MY BUSINESS TOOLS    Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Subscribe to MBDA Newsletter

You are hereHome > Blogs > asowah's blog > “The Logistics of Doing Business in Canada” Webinar Series

“The Logistics of Doing Business in Canada” Webinar Series


Printer FriendlyPrinter Friendly
Blogged By: 
MBDA
Created on December 30, 2013
 

Canada USA FlagsThe U.S. Commercial Service and the Embassy of the United States of America in Canada is pleased to announce our upcoming webinar series on “The Logistics of Doing Business in Canada.” The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has made doing business in Canada easier, however, many questions still exist.

This webinar series will give you the opportunity to get answers to the most frequently asked questions, as well as answer your specific questions.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Taylor Little
U.S. Commercial Service, New Hampshire Export Assistance Center
Taylor.Little@trade.gov

Tracey Ford
U.S. Commercial Service Ottawa
Tracey.Ford@trade.gov

Doug Jacobson
U.S. Commercial Service Toronto
Doug.Jacobson@trade.gov

Temporarily Moving Service Exporters Across the Border
Date: Thursday, January 30, 2014
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm (ET)
Cost: $35

This webinar will assist U.S. service companies, such as architects, engineers and technicians in identifying the process for sending temporary workers to Canada. Questions covered, include:

  • Does NAFTA apply to my company?

  • Do I need to get a visa to do temporary work in Canada?

  • What documentation is required to send a temporary worker to Canada?

  • What are the tax implications for my company and my employees doing work in Canada?

Temporarily Moving Capital Equipment & Tools Across the Border
Date: Thursday, February 6, 2014
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm (ET)
Cost: $35

Temporary workers entering Canada often have a requirement to bring tools and equipment with them to complete their work. This webinar addresses the process to move equipment and tools across the Canadian border. Questions covered, include:

  • How do I get my capital equipment across the border efficiently and then bring it back to the U.S. at the conclusion of the project?

  • Are there tax implications for sending equipment to Canada?

  • What are the import requirements and documentation?

  • Are NAFTA & Certificates of origin applicable?

  • What goods are prohibited from being imported into Canada?

Handling Duties and Taxes – NAFTA, HST & Other Considerations
Date: Thursday, February 13, 2014
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm (ET)
Cost: $35

This webinar will provide U.S. exporters with background on NAFTA and identifying duties and taxes that may be applicable on sales. For product-focused companies, understanding the ‘hidden’ costs of doing business cross border can be a daunting task for the U.S. shipper and a surprising cost for the importer. Understanding what these costs are and being able to provide a transparent sale to your Canadian customer can be the key to successfully doing business in Canada. Topics covered, include:

  • Identifying applicable duties

  • The Non-Resident Importer (NRI) Program

  • Provincial and federal taxes

  • Registering with Revenue Canada

Digital and Social Media Market Entry Strategies for Canada
Date: Thursday, February 20, 2014
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm (ET)
Cost: $35

Learn tips on how to generate e-commerce sales to Canadian end-users, as well as strengthening your online presence to reach and capture new customers in this important market. For U.S. exporters, shipping to Canada opens the gate to over 28 million internet users. Statistics show that a large portion of Canadian consumer’s online spending is conducted with establishments outside of the country, primarily in the United States. Topics covered, include:

  • Overview of E-Commerce in Canada

  • Increasing brand awareness – Developing a Canadian awareness campaign

  • Localizing your marketing materials

  • French/English Labeling requirements

  • Geo-targeting to Canadian search engines

  • Social media for web exposure

Did you know...

Number of jobs created as a result of services provided by MBDA business centers during the last 5 fiscal years.
Graph for New Jobs Created

What MBDA Does