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Sales tax and the digital economy – Canada is jumping on the bandwagon

Published on: Dec 14, 2020

Following the acceleration in the shift towards digitalization, notably due to COVID-19, the Department of Finance Canada (Finance) proposed new rules on December 1, 2020 that may force foreign-based suppliers and digital platforms that facilitate supplies of tangible personal property (TPP), services, intangible personal property (IPP) or short-term accommodation to register to collect the Goods and Services Tax/Harmonized Sales Tax (GST/HST).


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