Purolator Inc.

Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) changes are now in effect

As of April 1, 2013, British Columbia (BC) and Prince Edward Island (PEI) have changed the way their taxes are applied.

British Columbia eliminated the 12% HST and reinstated the 5% GST and 7% PST. As of April 1, 2013, all shipments within Canada destined for BC have the applicable GST rate applied to them. PST is not applicable for courier services but may be applied to other products such as non-branded packaging and shipping supplies.

Prince Edward Island replaced the PST with 14% HST. As of April 1, 2013, all shipments within Canada destined for PEI have the applicable HST rate applied to them, of which 9% is the provincial portion and 5% the federal portion.

For more information, please visit www.cra.gc.ca.

 

Published: April 01, 2013
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