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Sales tax for foreign digital services coming July 1

News | 11/30/2020 6:07 pm EST
Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland holds a media availability at the Sir John A. MacDonald building on Nov. 23, 2020 in Ottawa./ Photo by Andrew Meade.

The federal government plans to begin imposing sales taxes on foreign digital services on July 1, 2021 and to implement a corporate tax for digital companies by 2022, according to its fall economic update released Monday.

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