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British Columbia Issues Updated Bulletin on Accommodation

Tax Development Sep 01, 2015

British Columbia Bulletin PST 120, “Accommodation”, has been revised to:

  • Update the example in the “Regional Destination Marketing Fees and Similar Charges” section to show the current amount of the destination marketing fee charged in the City of Vancouver;  and
  • Clarify that PST and MRDT do not apply to accommodation provided by a religious or charitable organization at a summer camp or similar place, or accommodation provided without any of the amenities of bed linen, electricity, indoor plumbing or heat.

The current bulletin may be found on the province’s website at:

B.C. Bulletin PST 120