Canadian Tax: Hinder Border States Wine Sales

by Shona Milne on February 23, 2010

From a story on Wines & Vines, Senator Charles Schumer(D) of New York is proposing to fight Canada’s border tax policies on wine. Currently, Canadian citizens must be out of the county for 48 hours before they can bring back a maximum of two bottles of wine duty free. A $20 bottle of wine can have $16-20 of duty on it. This would be a great thing for Washington wine tourism.

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