Social Studies 6.1: Citizens Participating in Decision Making
Social Studies 9.2: Issues for Canadians: Economic Systems in Canada and the United States
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Sales Tax in Alberta
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The Goods and Services Tax: Overview & History
Maple Leaf Web is a non-profit, non-partisan Canadian political education web-site located at the University of Lethbridge. This article provides a history and overview of the GST.
Basic information on the GST/HST
The Canada Revenue Agency provides basic information on how GST works with a harmonized sales tax. What are taxable, zero-rated, and exempt supplies? Also: Who pays? Who charges? What supplies does the tax apply to?
Canada Revenue Agency: GST/HST Rates
Canada Revenue Agency has this table showing the tax rates in all of the provinces across Canada, from 1991 - today.
British Columbia: Provincial Sales Tax
The British Columbia government website outlines what their provincial sales tax applies to.
Retail Council of Canada: GST & HST Rates
This chart outlines the type of sales tax each province has and the current rates.
Government of Saskatchewan: Provincial Sales Tax
Here is a description of provincial sales tax from the Government of Saskatchewan. There is also an interesting chart of revenue earned from sales tax over the years.