The goods and services tax (GST) is a tax that applies to most supplies of and services in CanadaThe federal Good and Services Tax (GST) of 5% is applicable to most purchased goods and services. GST is charged on all campsite, RV site and room rentals in British Columbia.
Provincial Sales Taxhttp://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/taxes/sales-taxes/pstProvincial Sales Tax (PST)In British Columbia an 8% Provincial Sales Tax (PST) is charged on room rentals by hotels,motels, resorts, Inn's and Cottages and other housed accommodations with more than four units.RV and Campsite rentals are exempt from PST.The Provincial Sales Tax for other goods and services is 7%. Food and books are exempt from PST.Province of British Columbia, Canada. Tax Exemptionshttp://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/taxes/sales-taxes/pst/exemptionsGST and PST Sales Tax Calculatorhttp://www.calculconversion.com/sales-tax-calculator-gst-qst.html
Municipal and Regional District Tax Sometimes known as a 'hotel tax' or 'pillow tax' (MRDT) Launched September 1, 2015.In British Columbia the Municipal and Regional District Tax (MRDT) of up to 2% is charged in provincially approvedmunicipalities by hotels, motels, cottages, inns, resorts and other roofed accommodations. This levy is used to fund localDestination Marketing Organizations.The additional 2% MRDT is only charged on short-term room rentals and does not apply to overnight campsite or RV siterentals.FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions regarding the Municipal & Regional District Tax (MRDT)http://www.sunshinecoastcanada.com/images/pdf/faq.pdf