As the designated representative organization Winter Cereals Manitoba Inc. is authorized to collect a levy on all winter wheat marketed in the province with the exception of winter wheat sold as seed. The applicable levy is $0.98 per tonne of winter wheat marketed. The levy will be collected by the purchaser at time of “first sale”.
All buyers of winter wheat for purposes other than seed are required to register with Winter Cereals Manitoba Inc., collect and remit the Winter Cereals Levy on all purchases of Winter Wheat. Producers and buyers may not exempt themselves from the levy collection process. Producers may request a refund of levy paid by contacting the Winter Cereals Manitoba Inc. office by email or telephone and request the applicable forms.
Winter Cereals Manitoba Inc. is managed by a board of volunteer producers elected by members and confirmed at the Annual General Meeting. All producers who pay the levy and do not request a refund become members of Winter Cereals Manitoba Inc. and are eligible to vote and hold office in the organization.
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