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The “Real” Fight HST Hit List

Here is a list of the items previously exempt from PST that will now have HST applied to them at 7% additional.

  • Accounting
  • Admission Fees
  • Advertising
  • Airline tickets
  • Animal feeds (hay is exempt)
  • Appliance repair & maintenance
  • Architects
  • Art Galleries Admission
  • Attractions / Events
  • Ballet Lessons
  • Basic Cable TV
  • Bicycles
  • Campgrounds
  • Cigarettes / Cigars
  • Catering
  • Chinese medicine
  • Clothing –adult sized children
  • Clothing – used adult (less than $100)
  • Coffee shops
  • Commercial Leases
  • Compost
  • Computer servicing
  • Concert Tickets
  • Condo management fees
  • Consulting services
  • Conveyance fees
  • Delivery Services
  • Dietary supplements
  • Dry cleaning
  • Driving Range fees
  • Electronics repair
  • Energy equipment
  • Esthetician Services
  • Fast food – Beverages
  • Fire extinguishers
  • First aid kits
  • Fishing charters
  • Fitness Club memberships
  • Fitness Trainers
  • Food producing trees and plants
  • Freight (in BC)
  • Funeral services
  • Golf fees
  • Grass Cutting
  • Hair cuts
  • Hall rental
  • Health equipment
  • Helmets
  • Hockey tickets
  • Hockey rink rentals
  • Home appraisals
  • Home inspections
  • Home maintenance
  • Home renovations (Labour)
  • Horse Boarding
  • Horse Shows
  • Horse riding lessons
  • House Cleaning services
  • Insulation
  • Interior design services
  • Investment Counseling fees
  • Landscaping
  • Life jackets
  • Limousine rentals
  • Magazines/ newspapers
  • Marketing services
  • Massage therapy
  • Membership fees
  • Moorage
  • Museum admissions
  • Movies / Theatre
  • Moving Costs
  • Music MP3 downloads
  • Naturopathy
  • New Homes (some rebates applicable)
  • Nicotine replacements
  • Non-prescription meds
  • Painting
  • Parking
  • Photography
  • Postage
  • Private Bus fares
  • Printing
  • Rail travel (originating in BC)
  • Real estate fees
  • Reflexology
  • Rentals for Weddings, Canopy, Tuxedo etc.
  • Reroofing House
  • Restaurant meals
  • RV parks
  • Safety equipment (Not all safety and Energy Equipment is affected)
  • School supplies
  • Shoe repairs
  • Skiing
  • Smoke detectors
  • Snow removal
  • Solar power
  • Some groceries
  • Spa services
  • Sports Training / Lessons
  • Storage lockers
  • Tailoring
  • Taxi fares
  • Telephone (Basic Charge for landlines will be affected)
  • Theatre admissions
  • Veterinarian
  • Video downloads
  • Vitamins
  • Wedding Planner
  • Windows (energy star)
  • Rentals / Strata fees (Though they are HST exempt, most people will notice increases brought on by an increase in maintenance costs and other costs associated with owning Rental and Strata properties)
  • Used cars / trucks / boats / non-turbine aircraft (Private Sale will have an additional 5% tax, it is not called HST)




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