Monthly Archives: March 2013

Changes to Sales Tax in BC and PEI Affects Charities

B.C. Beginning April 1, 2013, the 12% harmonized sales tax (HST) will no longer apply on property or services made in British Columbia (B.C.) or to property or services imported or brought into B.C. that are not zero-rated supplies. In its place, the 5% goods and services tax (GST) will… More

2013 Federal Budget and Its Effect on Christian Charities

Federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty rose in the House of Commons yesterday and introduced the Economic Action Plan 2013 entitled: Jobs Growth and Long-term Prosperity. Unlike the 2012 Federal Budget, the effect of this year’s budget on most organizations in the Christian charity sector will be relatively minor in comparison…. More