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Canada: Proposed provincial sales tax rules in Saskatchewan for e-commerce platforms

Canada: Proposed provincial sales tax rules

Legislative proposals would require certain taxpayers that operate e-commerce platforms to register for and collect Saskatchewan's 6% provincial sales tax (PST).

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The proposal, as introduced, would impose new requirements on e-commerce transactions, and thus could have implications for companies that operate e-commerce platforms whether located inside or outside Saskatchewan.

Under the proposal, operators of e-commerce platforms and online accommodation platforms would be required to register as "vendors" under the PST rules.

The rules are proposed to be effective retroactively beginning from 1 January 2020.

Read a June 2020 report [PDF 180 KB] prepared by the KPMG member firm in Canada

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