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Canada Newfoundland 15% HST July 2016

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  • 07 May 2016 | Richard Asquith

Canada Newfoundland 15% HST July 2016

The Canadian Newfoundland and Labrador province is to raise its Harmonised Sales Tax (HST) from 13% to 15% from 1 July 2016.

The measure was including in the 2016 budget.

HST is made up of 5% federal Goods & Services Tax plus Provincial Sales Tax (PST). It is the PST element that is rising in this case.


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 this year won International Tax Review's 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.