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Canada 5% GST foreign digital services July 2021

  • Dec 1, 2020 | Richard Asquith

Canada is to levy its 5% Goods and Services Tax on digital or electronic services provided by non-residents from 1 July 2021. See Avalara’s VAT on Digital Services global tracker. 

The Federal GST is charged in addition to provincial sales taxe. See Canadian GST/HST rates.

 


VP Global Indirect Tax
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 is part of the European leadership team which won International Tax Review's 2020 Tax Technology Firm of the Year. Richard trained as an accountant with KPMG in the UK, and went on to work in Hungary, Russia and France with EY.
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