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Canada 15% HST rise Prince Edward Island

  • Sep 26, 2016 | Richard Asquith

Canada 15% HST rise Prince Edward Island

The Provence of Prince Edward Island will increase its Harmonized Sales Tax rate from 14% to 15% on 1 October 2016.

HST is made up of the local Provincial Sales Tax (PST) and the national Good & Sales Tax (GST). Canadian GST is 5% across the country. The PST in Prince Edward Island is therefore now 10%.


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Richard Asquith
VP Global Indirect Tax Richard Asquith
Richard Asquith is VP Global Indirect Tax at Avalara, helping businesses understand their compliance obligations as they grow globally. He can be contacted at: richard.asquith@avalara.com. He is part of the European leadership team which won International Tax Review's 2019 Tax Technology Firm of the Year. Richard qualified as an accountant with KPMG in the UK, and went on to work in Hungary, Russia and France with EY.