Canada Prince Edward Island HST rise to 15%

Thu 21st Apr 2016

The Canadian province of Prince Edward Island is to raise its Harmonized Sales Tax rate from 14% to 15%.

The new 15% rate will apply from 1 October 2016.

HST is a blend of the federal Goods & Services Tax (GST) of 5%, plus the province’s Provincial Sales Tax (PST). Prince Edward Island is raising its PST – effectively from 9% to 10% – to get the new HST rate of 15%.