New webinars help B.C. businesses with return to PST

Businesses that want to learn more about the Provincial Sales Tax can join interactive webinars

Ministry of Justice

Businesses that want to learn more about the Provincial Sales Tax can join interactive webinars offered by the provincial government in July and August, Minister of State for Tourism and Small Business Naomi Yamamoto announced today.

Space is limited, so businesses that want to participate in the first webinar on July 10, 2013, must sign up online Monday, July 8, 2013.

The interactive webinar will cover the general principles of the PST and the new eTaxBC online business registration service. Registration and information is available at: www.gov.bc.ca/pstoutreach

Webinars are scheduled for:

• Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

• Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Government is reaching out to businesses throughout B.C. to ensure they have the support they need to make a smooth transition back to the PST, which came into effect on April 1, 2013.