Excise Act, 2001 (S.C. 2002, c. 22)

Assented to 2002-06-13

Marginal note:Removal of special container

 An alcohol licensee who has marked a special container of alcohol may remove the container from their excise warehouse to return it to the bulk alcohol inventory of the licensee if the marking on the container is removed by the licensee in the manner approved by the Minister.

Marginal note:Removal of packaged wine from excise warehouse

 A wine licensee may remove non-duty-paid packaged wine from their excise warehouse to return it to the bulk wine inventory of the licensee.

Marginal note:Removal of packaged spirits from excise warehouse

 A spirits licensee may remove non-duty-paid packaged spirits from their excise warehouse to return them to the bulk spirits inventory of the licensee.

PART 5GENERAL PROVISIONS CONCERNING DUTY AND OTHER AMOUNTS PAYABLE

Fiscal Month

Marginal note:Determination of fiscal months
  •  (1) The fiscal months of a person shall be determined in accordance with the following rules:

    • (a) if fiscal months of the person have been determined under subsection 243(2) or (4) of the Excise Tax Act for the purposes of Part IX of that Act, each of those fiscal months is a fiscal month of the person for the purposes of this Act;

    • (b) if fiscal months of the person have not been determined under subsection 243(2) or (4) of the Excise Tax Act for the purposes of Part IX of that Act, the person may select for the purposes of this Act fiscal months that meet the requirements set out in that subsection 243(2); and

    • (c) if neither paragraph (a) nor paragraph (b) applies, each calendar month is a fiscal month of the person for the purposes of this Act.

  • Marginal note:Notification of Minister

    (2) Every person who is required to file a return shall notify the Minister of their fiscal months in the prescribed form and manner.

Returns and Payment of Duty and Other Amounts

Marginal note:Filing by licensee
  •  (1) Every person who is licensed under this Act shall, not later than the last day of the first month after each fiscal month of the person,

    • (a) file a return with the Minister, in the prescribed form and manner, for that fiscal month;

    • (b) calculate, in the return, the total amount of the duty payable, if any, by the person for that fiscal month; and

    • (c) pay that amount to the Receiver General.

  • Marginal note:Exception — licensed tobacco dealers

    (2) Subsection (1) does not apply to licensed tobacco dealers.

Marginal note:Filing by other persons

 Every person who is not licensed under this Act and who is required to pay duty under this Act shall, not later than the last day of the first month after the fiscal month of the person in which the duty became payable,

  • (a) file a return with the Minister, in the prescribed form and manner, for that fiscal month;

  • (b) calculate, in the return, the total amount of the duty payable by the person for that fiscal month; and

  • (c) pay that amount to the Receiver General.