When the tractor enters Can., 13% HST will have to be paid on it. There's the tricky part. Have
a bill of sale with his signature. Also have a copy of your ad showing asking price. If I ever bring
one across the border again, I'd also swing by a GT
shop, and get a written estimated value done.
As all governments, Canada is cash strapped, and looking for revenue. If they think for a second
that the value you are declaring, is too low, they will give you grief. Arm yourself with proof.
It's not right, but that's how it is. I've been down that road with them. They wanted to impound my
, that I had bought state side, and get it appraised, even though I had a bill of sale. They thought
it was too cheap. After argueing for an hour and a half they finally let me go.
I think, I'd even go as far as, flagging over an officer of the law, and having him witness the bill of sale.
Border guards, don't have to be Walmart greeters, but they certainly don't have to treat EVERYONE like
As others have said, I'd really give it a second thought, whether I'd want to jump through all those
hoops to sell a GT
. There must be other buyers out there.