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What does HST stand for?

HST stands for Harmonized Sales Tax (Canada)

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  • Business, finance, etc.

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50, Canadian Airport Improvement Fee of up to $25 (varies by airport), Canadian Security Fee of up to $28 (fluctuates with exchange rate), British Columbia Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) of less than $3, Canadian Goods and Services Tax (GST) of less than $3 and NAV Canada surcharge of up to $16 (fluctuates with exchange rate).
In the Budget Speech, government announced it was entering into formal negotiations with the federal government to implement a harmonized sales tax by April 2013.
On April 18, 2012, the government of Prince Edward Island announced it had entered into formal negotiations with the federal government to replace the provincial sales tax (PST) with a harmonized sales tax (HST), effective April 1, 2013.
Looking forward, we will continue to focus on implementing our strategy, but we will also tactically adjust advertising and promotional programs to respond to economic conditions as well as any negative impact that the implementation of the harmonized sales tax may have on sales of the overall restaurant industry in British Columbia.
The controversial Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) has a scheduled implementation date of July 1 in both Ontario and British Columbia.