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Sales Taxes

Do I Have to Charge GST/HST?

If you’ve started a business or are self-employed, there are a lot of administrative balls to keep in the air.  This article will help you with that sortof off-greeny, yellowy coloured ball called sales tax.

Paul Sharpe, CPA, CA
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Apr 30, 2018

What’s the GST Quick Method and Should I Use it?

GST is a bit of a pain (although less of a pain than our antiquated PST here in BC, but that’s a post for another day - thanks Bill Vander Zalm!). It’s one more thing in a long list of to-dos for any small business owner and we like to make lives a bit easier where we can, so this article will showcase one of CRA’s legal short cuts and help you decide whether it’s for you.

Joe Collins, CPA, CA
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Sep 26, 2018

How Much GST/HST Do I Need to Charge?

Learn how much GST/HST you should be charging to your far-off clients as a service provider.

Joe Collins, CPA, CA
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Jul 29, 2018

Do I Have to Collect HST?

Let’s talk about HST collection! If you’ve started a business or are self-employed, you may have to collect HST on your sales. This article will quickly explain what HST is and will help you determine whether you need to collect it.

Paul Sharpe, CPA, CA
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Dec 4, 2018

Top 10 Reasons for Opting Into the GST Today

If you are on the fence about finally registering for GST, here are 10 reasons (some serious) that you’ll want to without delay.

Kelly Giroux
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Nov 25, 2020

The B.C. PST Rebate on Select Machinery and Equipment

British Columbia has recently rolled out a new “B.C. PST Rebate on Select Machinery and Equipment”. This article will break down what this PST rebate is, who can apply, and how to apply for the rebate.

Paul Sharpe, CPA, CA
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May 3, 2021