By Tim Jones, Managing Editor
If you already have a hunt booked in British Columbia
for anytime in 2013 or beyond, you need to know about a change in the tax scheme there that may save you some money. We are indebted to Senior Western Correspondent Lance Stapleton for alerting us to this bit of information that impacts traveling hunters.
Some needed background: Until 2009, BC had two separate taxes, a seven percent PST (Provincial Sales Tax), which did NOT
apply to hunting packages, and a national five percent GST (Goods and Services Tax), which did apply. However, non-Canadians could receive a 50 percent rebate on this GST if the invoice showed the full amount and the 50 percent rebate......