Increase to HST cancelled – Newfoundland and Labrador

Harmonized Sales Tax Rate for Newfoundland and Labrador

Canstock - tax hstThe proposed increase to the provincial portion of the Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) in Newfoundland and Labrador, which was to take effect on January 1, 2016, has been cancelled.  As a result, the HST rate in Newfoundland and Labrador will remain at 13% after December 31, 2015.

On December 14, 2015, the Government of  Newfoundland and Labrador issued a Tax Information Bulletin announcing the cancellation.

The province’s Tax Information Bulletin (Number HST 001) can be found at the following link.

http://www.fin.gov.nl.ca/fin/tax_programs_incentives/pdf/hst_cancellation.pdf

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