Ryan Talks Tax Podcast | Episode 10 | GST/HST and QST Simplified Registration Systems

Ryan Talks Tax Podcast | Episode 10The Ryan Talks Tax Podcast is designed to keep you up to date on the latest developments in Canadian tax and government funding initiatives. Listen to our experts discuss emerging issues, significant legislative changes, and recent government announcements.

In Episode 10, we review the simplified GST/HST and specified QST registration systems, including why the systems were introduced, how they operate, and the potential confusion created by their existence. Our experts share their thoughts on how certain purchasers can avoid paying unrecoverable GST/HST or QST on e-commerce transactions and discuss common complications encountered by unsuspecting purchasers. We also examine key considerations for suppliers in deciding whether to register under either of the simplified regimes. 


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