Message from the Honourable Gordon O’Connor, Minister of National Revenue
The Canada Revenue Agency is pleased to assist consumers and businesses in adjusting to another one-percentage-point tax reduction. This Web site explains how the tax cut will be implemented and outlines the transitional rules. It also contains a series of questions and answers on selected topics.
We hope you will find the GST/HST rate reduction information you require on this site useful. In addition, the CRA has set up a dedicated information line to respond to questions from consumers and businesses. You can call us Monday to Friday, from 8:15 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (local time). Our toll-free number is 1-866-959-7797 (1-866-979-7798 in French). Quebec residents can contact the ministère du Revenu du Québec at www.revenu.gouv.qc.ca
or call 1-800-567-4692 for more information.