Canada to Nix GST Rebate?

Hosford, Christopher
January 2007
Financial & Insurance Meetings;Jan/Feb2007, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p15
Trade Publication
The article reports on a proposed federal tax overhaul in Canada that would eliminate the rebate that non-Canadian meeting organizers, exhibitors and attendees can apply for after paying a 6 percent value-added tax, called the Goods and Services Tax (GST). The rebate of the GST compensates visitors for the value-added tax imposed on items such as convention and meeting space expenditures, audiovisual, hotel room rates and exhibit-related fees.


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