Manitoba’s PST to return to 7% on July 1

Published July 11, 2019

Manitoba’s sales tax will drop to 7 per cent on July 1 — fulfilling an election campaign promise from the Pallister government to reduce the provincial sales tax by 1 per cent, six years after the previous government raised it.

According to the province’s 2019 budget: “This sales tax cut reduces the retail sales tax rate by 12.5 per cent and will benefit all Manitobans and businesses.”

A reminder to foodservice operators: All automated point-of-sale systems will need to be updated to reflect the new tax level to ensure that customers are not overcharged.

If you have any questions or would like more information, you can get in touch with James Rilett, Restaurants Canada Vice President, Central Canada, at jrilett@restaurantscanada.org or 1-800-387-5649 ext. 4241.

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