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Tax refunds for tourists?

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Tax refunds for tourists?

Is there still a way to be reimbursed for the GST for goods and accommodations over $200? Or is this program no more? Dealing with the Canadian tax website is hurting my head and I seriously cannot figure out if this program still exists. I'd greatly appreciate any advice from seasoned Canadian travelers.

West Grey, Ontario
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1. Re: Tax refunds for tourists?

Hi Pavonian;

The GST rebate program ended April 1, 2007...no fooling !

;-)

tripadvisor.ca/Travel-g153339-c1391/Canada:T…

Best Regards

Vancouver
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2. Re: Tax refunds for tourists?

Sadly it is no longer!:(

Nanaimo, Canada
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3. Re: Tax refunds for tourists?

Finished, presumably forever or until the government changes!

Sechelt, BC
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4. Re: Tax refunds for tourists?

Rescue Team - This article needs to be updated regarding BC sales tax.

How does that happen?

5. Re: Tax refunds for tourists?

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