Businesses looking for help with the transition back to the Provincial Sales Tax (PST) on April 1, 2013, can join a series of special webinars this month, one of several measures available to help businesses as they make the transition back to the PST, Finance Minister Michael de Jong announced today.
The webinars will cover general principles of the tax and eTaxBC, the new e-service for online registration, return filing and payment, and account maintenance. Registration for eTaxBC begins Jan. 2, 2013.
Starting today, businesses can register online for the following free PST webinars by visiting: http://www.sbr.gov.bc.ca/applications/PST_Webinars/
- Tuesday, Nov. 27 at 1:30 p.m.
- Thursday, Nov.29 at 9:30 a.m.
Other services are also being offered as a part of the outreach program including free consultations with tax specialists. Businesses that would like a consultation with a ministry tax specialist can complete an online request form by following the links at: www.PSTinBC.ca
Upon receipt of your request, a tax specialist will contact you directly.
Information about how the tax applies, exemptions, registration, transition rules and other topics are available at www.PSTinBC.ca
For additional information on the return to PST, please call us at 1 877 388-4440 or email: CTBTaxQuestions@gov.bc.ca
Director of Communications
Ministry of Finance
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