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Revenu Québec Temporarily Zero-Rates Face Masks and Face Shields

Tax Development Dec 03, 2020

Consistent with the general harmonization of the QST system with the GST/HST system, Revenu Québec recently issued Information Bulletin 2020-14, Harmonization with the November 30, 2020 Federal Economic Update Aimed at Temporarily Zero-Rating Face Masks and Face Shields.

This measure, effective with supplies made after December 6, 2020, will temporarily zero-rate the supply of qualifying face masks and face shields for QST purposes and will be adopted by Québec once a similar GST/HST change receives Royal Assent. Further details regarding the GST/HST tax measure are available in our Tax Alert | Federal Fall Economic Statement 2020.