Ontario Retail Sales Tax Act?

Answer The Ontario Retail Sales Tax Act directs vendors to collect taxes on the sale of goods and services in the province. Personal property, alcohol and insurance are classified as taxable under the act... Read More »

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How much is retail sales tax in Ontario?

According to the Ontario Ministry of Revenue, the general retail sales tax rate for that province is 8 percent. However, since July 2010, the province levies a Harmonized Sales Tax of 13 percent, w... Read More »

Is Ontario retail sales tax charged on books?

The Ontario Retail Sales Tax (RST), also called the Provincial Sales Tax (PST), is administered by the Ontario Ministry of Revenue. The Ministry lists "books, newspapers, bulletins" as among the k... Read More »

Is retail sales tax the same as provincial sales tax?

Retail sales tax is the tax imposed on a sale of tangible property or a sale of a service in the U.S. It is paid to the seller by the consumer at the time of purchase. The seller gives the tax to t... Read More »

Retail Employee Rights in Ontario?

Retail workers in Ontario, Canada, have certain rights that are specific to the retail industry. These rights are set out by the Ontario Ministry of Labour in the Employment Standards Act. They do ... Read More »