Provincial Sales Tax (PST) on Construction Contracts
Department: Saskatchewan Ministry of Finance
WHEREAS the legislation on the Provincial Sales Tax (PST) for Saskatchewan construction contracts was changed by the provincial government in the 2017-2018 budget, with the new legislation requiring PST to be applied to construction contracts and to other service contracts;
WHEREAS with PST being added to construction contracts, including municipal contracts, this has increased construction costs to all municipalities;
BE IT RESOLVED that SARM lobby the provincial government to remove the Provincial Sales Tax from construction contracts for municipalities.