Tax services | Sales tax

GST/HST and provincial sales taxes—they affect every transaction your company makes. Start planning and streamlining transactions to minimize non-recoverable sales taxes.

Keeping track of changes and developments in GST/HST, Quebec sales tax and the myriad of provincial sales taxes across Canada requires the skills of knowledgeable and experienced professionals. Applying these skills to your business requires a deep understanding of your needs and of today’s business environment.

Our dedicated sales tax practitioners advise clients from both the public and private sectors in Canada, the United States and globally on the complexities of Canadian sales taxes. Our clients range from family-owned businesses to large multinational corporations and represent a wide variety of industries, including IT, financial services, mining, retail, and manufacturing and distribution. They rely on us to provide up-to-date advice on and strategic planning for the day-to-day operations of their businesses.

If you are considering expanding or acquiring a business or restructuring your existing business, we can help you navigate the sales tax applications to avoid any unforeseen pitfalls.

Recovery reviews

Are you maximizing your sales tax recoveries? In addition to our advisory team, we have an experienced team of professionals performing recovery reviews to minimize your sales tax expense. Our recovery plan is tailored exclusively to your business and uses sophisticated data manipulation programs to identify potential recoveries—and we can perform these programs from our office in order to not disrupt your day-to-day routine.

At the end of our review, we will meet with you to discuss any recoveries as well as any opportunities identified.

Our full range of sales tax services across Canada comprises the following:

          • Advisory services
          • Planning strategies         
          • Recovery reviews          
          • Compliance reviews
          • Audit defense and negotiating with tax authorities