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Sales Taxes  ->  GST/HST  ->  PST  ->  Sales Tax Rates -> 2014 Sales Tax Rates

2014 Sales Tax Rates in Canadian Provinces and Territories

The following table shows the general rates of provincial sales taxes or HST for most purchases, and provides links to the provincial (or federal) web sites regarding provincial retail sales taxes.

2014 Rate Provincial Web Sites
BC 5% GST 7% BC Consumer Taxes PST in BC
AB 5% GST n/a  
SK 5% GST 5% Saskatchewan Provincial Sales Tax
MB 5% GST 8% Manitoba Retail Sales Tax
ON 13% HST n/a(2) Ontario Retail Sales Tax Ontario HST

Ontario HST

QC 5% GST 9.975% Quebec Consumption Taxes - Businesses

Quebec Consumption Taxes - Individuals

Basic Rules for GST and QST - rates

NL 13% HST n/a Newfoundland & Labrador HST
NS 15% HST(3) n/a Nova Scotia HST
NB 13% HST n/a New Brunswick HST
PE 14% HST n/a(1) Prince Edward Island HST
NT 5% GST n/a  
NU 5% GST n/a  
YT 5% GST n/a  

(1) As per the PE 2012 Budget, PEI removed the provincial sales tax and implemented HST, with a rate of 14%, effective April 1, 2013.  There were a number of provisions of the Revenue Tax Act that would remain in force for a period of time as the administration of the PST is wound down, so we've left the link to the PEI Revenue Tax in the above table.

(2) Ontario still has retail sales tax on insurance and on private sales of used motor vehicles.  See the link to Ontario Retail Sales Tax for more information.

(3) NS 2014 Budget announced that the previously announced HST rate reduction to 14% on July 1, 2014 and 13% on July 1, 2015 will not happen.  The rate will be maintained at 15%.

Businesses which sell taxable goods and/or services in each province are required to register as a vendor to collect the provincial retail sales tax where applicable.

Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) Resources

Charge and collect the tax - Which rate to charge

Revised: May 18, 2021


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