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Common sales tax codes

QuickBooks Online automatically sets up a list of common Canadian sales tax codes for you, based on where your company is located.

Province/TerritorySales tax codeDescriptionRateTaxable or non-taxable
AllOut of scopeNontaxable goods and services0%N/A
Alberta, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Yukon TerritoryGSTFederal goods & services tax5%Taxable
British ColumbiaGST BCFederal tax (GST) only5%Taxable
PST BCBC provincial tax only7%Taxable
GST/PST BCFederal and provincial tax (BC)12%Taxable
ManitobaGST/PST MBCombined federal and Manitoba provincial tax13%Taxable
GSTFederal tax (GST) only5%Taxable
PST MBManitoba provincial tax only8%Taxable
New BrunswickHST NBHarmonized federal and New Brunswick provincial tax15%Taxable
Newfoundland and LabradorHST NLHarmonized federal and Newfoundland and Labrador provincial tax15%Taxable
Nova ScotiaHST NSHarmonized federal and Nova Scotia provincial tax15%Taxable
OntarioHST ONHarmonized federal and Ontario provincial tax13%Taxable
Prince Edward IslandHSTHarmonized federal and PEI provincial tax14%Taxable
QuébecGST/QST QCCombined federal and Québec provincial tax14.975%Taxable
GSTFederal tax (GST) only5%Taxable
QST QCQuébec provincial tax only9.975%Taxable
SaskatchewanGST/PST SKCombined federal and Saskatchewan provincial tax10%Taxable
GSTFederal tax (GST) only5%Taxable
PST SKSaskatchewan provincial tax only5%Taxable

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