Canada: GST/HST changes in 2016 budget; charities and healthcare sector

Canada: GST/HST changes in 2016 budget

Charities and entities in the healthcare sector may want to start preparing for the effect of certain indirect tax—GST/HST*—tax changes proposed in the 2016 federal budget. Specifically, the 2016 budget proposes measures relating to:

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* GST/HST = goods and services tax / harmonized sales tax


Read a March 2016 report [PDF 67 KB] prepared by the KPMG member firm in Canada: Charities and Health Care Industry — Prepare for 2016 GST/HST Budget Measures

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