VAT news tagged as "Harmonised sales tax"


Canada sales tax hikes 2016

May 31st, 2016

The following three Canadian provinces will raise their Harmonized Sales Tax rates to 15% as follows: Newfoundland and Labrador from 13% to 15% on 1 July 2016; New Brunswick from 13% to 15% on 1 July 2016; and Prince Edward Island from 14% to 15% on 1 October 2016 HST is made up of the …


Canada New Brunswick 15% HST update

April 10th, 2016

The Canadian province New Brunswick has published implementation guidance for the 1 July 2016 rise in Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) from 13% to 15%. The guidance covers some of the following issues: The new rate will apply to all transactions on the earliest of: invoice date; or the payment date. Any delays to either of …


Canada New Brunswick raises HST to 15%

February 10th, 2016

The Canadian Province of New Brunswick is to increase its Harmonized Sales Tax from 13% to 15% from 1 July 2016. HST is a combination of Canadian federal Goods and Services Tax, currently 5%, plus the local provincial tax. It is this latter element that New Brunswick is increasing. Of the 12 Canadian provinces, five …


Canada Newfoundland ditches HST rate rise

December 12th, 2015

The Canadian Province of Newfoundland has confirmed that it will now not raise its Harmonised Sales Tax (HST) rate from 13% to 15% on 1 January 2016. The change in the consumption tax rise plan was announced by the new Liberal Premier, Dwight Ball. It was a manifesto promise for the Liberal party. HST is …