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Boat purchased in the US

Hi, my husband and I purchased a boat last year in the US (we are Canadian citizens), and we want to bring it to Canada for the summer. Does anyone know if we are required to pay the HST if we are taking it back to the US and how long can we stay in Canadian waters without paying the tax?
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It is my understanding that the HST becomes payable when the boat enters Canada, even it it is temporary.

Back home on Lake Ontario after something over 36,000 nm circumnavigator. Not surprisingly there is a lot of stuff I want to get done on Ainia both cosmetically and functionally. Getting an early start so it will be ready to go for next summer (Lake Superior?).
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You are required to pay sales tax (HST in ontario) as soon as you enter Canadian waters. If the boat was built in a non- NAFTA country you will also have to pay duty. There is no escape.

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