GST on Purchase

Do you have to pay gst on the total purchase price or on the difference paid when old RV was traded in? If you are coming down to purchase a RV, apparently there is a form so to fill in so you only have to pay the difference? Is that right?

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Apr 02, 2010
Paying the PST and the GST
by: Barbara Shelly-Dyck

In BC, when we imported our motorhome last year, we paid the GST at the Border when signing our Importing paperwork. We paid the PST at the time of registering with ICBC. We weren't going to use our motorhome for a few months, so we were able to delay the registration and the paying of the PST by using storage insurance instead of licensing.

We are not sure how it will be paid when the HST comes into effect in BC in July.

No matter what kind of a good deal you get in the US, you will be taxed on the full Canadian value of the rig.

Apr 01, 2010
Tax on purchase
by: Marianne Edwards

You will have to pay the tax on the full value of your purchase - in other words, no allowance made for the trade-in. In some cases, if you bought below the book-value, you may have to pay based on the higher amount.

You will pay the tax here in Canada, at the time of registration at your provincial vehicle registry office. I don't know what form you're referring to, but doubt that there's any way around this.

~Marianne

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