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Excise Tax Act

Version of section 220.05 from 2012-12-14 to 2017-12-13:

Marginal note:Tax in participating province

  •  (1) Subject to this Part, if at a particular time a person brings tangible personal property into a participating province from another province, the person shall pay tax to Her Majesty in right of Canada equal to the amount determined in prescribed manner.

  • Marginal note:When tax payable

    (2) Tax under subsection (1) on property brought into a participating province by a person becomes payable

    • (a) in the case of a specified motor vehicle that the person is required to register under the laws of the province relating to the registration of motor vehicles, on the earlier of the day the person so registers the vehicle and the day on or before which the person is required to register the vehicle; and

    • (b) in any other case, on the day the property is brought into the province.

  • Marginal note:Non-taxable property

    (3) No tax is payable under subsection (1)

    • (a) in respect of property that is included in Part I of Schedule X and is not prescribed property; or

    • (b) in prescribed circumstances.

  • Marginal note:Pension entities

    (3.1) No tax is payable under subsection (1) in respect of property if a person that is a pension entity of a pension plan is the recipient of a particular supply of the property made by a participating employer of the pension plan and

    • (a) the amount determined for B in the formula in paragraph 172.1(5)(c) in respect of a supply of the same property that is deemed to have been made by the participating employer under paragraph 172.1(5)(a) is greater than zero; or

    • (b) the amount determined for B in the formula in paragraph 172.1(6)(c) in respect of every supply deemed to have been made under paragraph 172.1(6)(a) of an employer resource (as defined in subsection 172.1(1)) consumed or used for the purpose of making the particular supply is greater than zero.

  • Marginal note:Application in offshore areas

    (4) Subsection (1) does not apply to property brought into the Nova Scotia offshore area or the Newfoundland offshore area by a person unless the property is brought into the area for consumption, use or supply in the course of an offshore activity.

  • [NOTE: Application provisions are not included in the consolidated text
  • see relevant amending Acts and regulations.]
  • 1997, c. 10, s. 204
  • 2007, c. 18, s. 22
  • 2009, c. 32, s. 17
  • 2010, c. 12, s. 68
  • 2012, c. 31, s. 77

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