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BC provincial sales tax: Amendments impact tobacco, kefir & elastic hosiery

August 3, 2022

The latest revisions to B.C.’s provincial sales tax mean kefir and elastic hosiery are now exempt from PST. Meanwhile, British Columbia now charges 7% PST on the purchase price of tobacco (which already includes the tobacco tax).

For more information, please see the grocery and pharmacy PST bulletin here.

For questions or more information contact

Avery Bruenjes
Senior Manager, Government Relations and Regulatory Affairs

For questions or more information contact

Greg Wilson
Director, Government Relations (BC)

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