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Hey guys,

I've been going over the finances and things are looking good for purchasing an STi this year ('05 model). The only thing really stopping me is the wife but I may have a solution for that one (a nice trip to somewhere warm.)

Anyhow, I've been looking at the price of the STi and would like to avoid the 8% PST in Ontario, as it does add up. Are there any restrictions, fees, fines, or whatnot for buying a car out of province, say from Alberta? I'd be more than willing to take a trip to AB and buy the STi if it saved me a few thousand.

Is this possible?
 

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Although the logic behind this is sound there is one problem... you pay the tax when you register the car... You would have to by the car in calgary... live their ( 6 months I think) then bring it back... other wise you'll have to pay the tax coming into ontario... Don't quote me on this, but i believe this is accurate.
 

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That sucks. :)

Thanks for the info. I guess I'll just have to live with the raping. :)
 

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Goose is absolutely correct.....


PLUS you may have to pay certain new car taxes that may be applicable
in your provice, regarding air conditioning, fuel consumption, etc.

It's even better if you buy it in the US:

Pay Japanese import duty
Pay GST
Pay PST
Pay all other applicable taxes: air, fuel, etc
RIV fee for importing vehicle/inspection
...plus you will have to convert the HID lights to CDN spec
units as adjustable HIDs are illegal in Canada.

...ends up costing even more...plus you end up with no mats, no
stereo, and no rear seat pass through....and you know what that
means -- no hockey sticks :cry:

-Sporty.
 

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Re: canadian STi insurance

Digitalfiend said:
That sucks. :)

Thanks for the info. I guess I'll just have to live with the raping. :)

LOL fiend....

that is just too funny. I had to look twice to make sure I didn't write that !

:lol:


-sporty
 
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