NOTICE244 Harmonized Sales Tax for Ontario - Questions and Answers on Housing Rebates and Transitional Rules for Housing and Other Real Property Situated in Ontario

Notice to the reader

Reference in this publication is made to supplies that are subject to the GST or the HST. The HST applies in the participating provinces at the following rates: 13% in Ontario; 15% in Nova Scotia; 15% as well in New Brunswick and in Newfoundland and Labrador since July 1, 2016, and in Prince Edward Island since October 1, 2016. GST applies in the rest of Canada at the rate of 5%. Finally, on April 1, 2013, the 12% HST in British Columbia was replaced by the GST and a provincial sales tax.

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