Originally Posted by VTX Al
The new HST (Harmonized Sales Tax) includes the "old" GST and the "old" PST for a new total of 12% HST on most items. Still a very unpopular tax in B.C.
12% tax is substantial and this post got me thinking about where folks buy things on the road and if you take into consideration taxes etc.
Do you wait to pick up items in sales tax free states you might be visiting - Or for those who are Canadian, do you do as much shopping as duty limits allow while you are over the border -