Regulatory Overview

Accounts Receivable Ledger (ARL)

Want to take the guesswork out of your import duty payments?

What ARL means to you

Now that the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has rolled out its Accounts Receivable Ledger (ARL), documents, such as K84s, have been replaced with comprehensive Daily Notices and Statements of Account. In essence, ARL has changed the way importers now see their accounting records.

Enjoy unprecedented insight into your imports with EDI Customs Brokers' ARL web service

Leveraging the new information provided through ARL, EDI Customs Brokers makes it easier to connect to and strengthen the financial management of your import operations.

With our quick-to-setup web-based system, EDI Customs Brokers can help give insight into your new consolidated data.

  • Real-time display of duties and taxes already paid and how much is owing for better cash flow management
  • View interest owing and refunds issued, as well as verifications of payments received
  • Faster organization of your transactional import data by business division, account security number, port, and broker
  • Account Summaries to track duties, refunds and more, in a consolidated dashboard view
  • Trend information for stronger cost controls
  • Useful information for your compliance and operations departments, including:
    • Monitoring broker performance
    • Catching duty and tax irregularities
    • Identification of unauthorized clearances
    • Volume of adjustments being filed
    • Monitor any late accounting penalties
  • Automated email notifications to alert you if duties incurred exceed a set threshold
  • View and print all your import transaction data from one convenient web-based system