Res #: 16-18A
Number: 16
Year: 2018
Midterm: No
Expired: Yes
Responses Received: No
Departments: Saskatchewan Ministry of Finance

WHEREAS PST is now applied to all construction projects contracted or started on or after April 1, 2017;

WHEREAS many municipalities have infrastructure deficits;

WHEREAS 6% to the total cost of infrastructure projects can be quite significant and is causing projects to be over the budgeted costs.

BE IT RESOLVED that all infrastructure capital project and capital equipment costs be exempted from provincial sales tax;

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that any provincial sales tax paid on infrastructure capital costs and capital equipment to date be rebated to the municipality.

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