How sales taxes apply when selling goods online in Canada

To help you understand how different sales taxes apply when retailers sell goods on the web within Canada, Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) is providing you with easy access to this article on the subject by BDO Canada.

If your clients sell products over the Internet, they need to be aware of the sales tax implications of transacting online with customers in Canada. Update your knowledge on this timely topic so you can effectively advise your accounting clients with this BDO Canada article, “Canadian sales tax implications of selling goods over the internet.”

Published in the January 2014 edition of the firm’s newsletter, The Tax Factor, the article offers in-depth information and insights on the sales tax considerations of sales made by Canadian online retailers in Canada.


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