Canadian Sales Tax Rates include a Federal GST which is included in all the HST rates in Canada, only Alberta, the Yukon, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut charge the Federal tax alone. The Provinces of Ontario, Newfoundland, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and PEI charge an HST rate, Quebec charges a QST rate separately with the GST rate and the Provinces of British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Manitoba charge a retail sales tax with the Federal GST rate.
We have summarized below the Canadian Sales Tax Rates for the various provinces effective July 1, 2016. At the time of writing this post PEI is planning an increase in their HST rate in the fall of 2016. The table also provides links to the various Finance Departments. To learn more about the GST/HST look at RC-4022 General Information for GST/HST Registrants or click here.
|Province||Federal GST Rate||Provincial HST/QST Rate||Provincial Retail Sales Tax Rate||Link|
|Alberta||5%||Alberta Treasury Board|
|British Columbia||5%||7%||BC PST|
|New Brunswick||15%||New Brunswick Ministry of Finance|
|Newfoundland||15%||Newfoundland Dept. of Finance|
|Northwest Territories||5%||NWT Finance|
|Nova Scotia||15%||Nova Scotia Finance and Treasury Board|
|Nunavut||5%||Nunavut Dept. of Finance|
|Ontario||13%||Ontario Ministry of Finance|
|Prince Edward Island||15%||Prince Edward Island Dept. of Finance|
|Yukon||5%||Yukon Dept. of Finance|
A listing of the Canadian Sales Tax Rates by Province as of January 1, 2017.