First Nations, Ontario Agree to Fight for Continued Tax Exemption from Impending HST
A press release issued today from the Ontario government states that the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Minister of Revenue have entered into a Memorandum of Agreement with the Chiefs of Ontario (COO) committing both parties to
work together to realize the continuation of the First Nation point of sale tax exemption within the framework of the Harmonized Sales Tax (HST), which is set to come into effect on July 1, 2010.
The Agreement awaits formal ratification by COO’s membership.
[Image via Toronto Star / Rick Eglinton]