Since July 1, 2010, the HST is in effect in Ontario and British Columbia. Also, as of July 1, 2010, the HST rate in Nova Scotia was increased from 13% to 15% (5% federal part and 10% provincial part). For information see Nova Scotia HST rate increase.
Will you do it for cash?
The underground economy is a major concern for the Canada Revenue Agency and legitimate businesses. This new pamphlet, designed for contractors, reinforces the message that cash income must be reported and that failure to do so has serious personal and professional consequences.