News and Updates about the PST in British Columbia (updated February 18, 2021)
*Effective April 1, 2021, soda beverages will no longer qualify for a PST exemption. PST will apply to all retail sales of soda beverages at a rate of 7%. For more information, see Notice 2021-002, Notice to Sellers of Soda Beverages (PDF).
*Additional PST registration requirements for businesses located outside B.C. will be in effect April 1, 2021. For more information, see Registering to Collect PST (Bulletin PST 001) (PDF) .
*The B.C. PST Rebate on Select Machinery and Equipment is a temporary PST program to help corporations recover from the financial impacts of COVID-19. Learn more about this rebate here.