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Consumer Taxes Section - 2015

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Each time we change the information on our website, we record that change on this page. This lets you see at a glance what changes have been made.

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February 26, 2015

Notice 2015-002, Notice to Tobacco Manufacturers and Importers, is a new notice that advises of upcoming changes to BC's tobacco marking requirements.

February 17, 2015

The provincial government announced its 2015 Budget today. Programs administered by the Consumer Taxation Branch are amended as a result. Learn more at B.C. Provincial Budget Tax Changes.

February 3, 2015

The Appeals webpages and Bulletin GEN 002, Appeals, have been updated to make it easier for you to find the information you need.

Form FIN 298, Appeal to Minister, is a new form you can use to file an appeal related to an assessment, disallowed refund or other decision made by the Ministry of Finance.


January 8, 2015

Bulletins CTB 002, Sales and Leases to Governments, and PST 120, Accommodation, have been revised to clarify that only federal government departments and some federal boards, agencies and commissions may claim the PST exemption. The exemption does not extend to purchases by third parties, such as those by employees of the federal government or an eligible federal entity.


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