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HST GUIDE

What’s Taxable Under the HST and What’s Not?

Answering your questions about Ontario’s Harmonized Sales Tax

Here are examples of common products and services and how they will be affected by the HST.

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Although sales tax on alcohol is decreasing, other alcohol fees and taxes are changing to continue to support social responsibility.

CLOTHING AND FOOTWEAR:

GST-taxable beforeJuly 1, 2010

RST-taxable beforeJuly 1, 2010

Is there a change to the amount of tax payable under the HST?

Adult Clothing

5%

8%

No (remains 13%)

Children’s Clothing

5%

No RST

No (remains 5%)

Shoe Repair Service

5%

8%

No (remains 13%)

Children’s Footwear

5%

No RST if $30 or less

No for footwear up to size 6 (remains 5%)

Tailoring Services

5%

8%

No (remains 13%)

Dry Cleaning Service

5%

No RST

Yes (changes to 13%)

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