Tax on refurbs in Canada?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by JordanNM, Jan 15, 2008.

  1. JordanNM macrumors newbie

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    Hi, i'm looking at getting a refurb macbook pro, and I was wondering if i'll have to pay tax on it? My theroy is that i shouldn't have to pay the GST being that it should have already been paid once, however I live in Saskatchewan, so i think i'll have to pay PST. Does anyone know if i'll have to pay either or both taxes? Any help would be great, thanks!
     
  2. Dr. Bombay macrumors member

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    Yup, you'll have to pay both GST & PST on the purchase. Your argument doesn't hold, since both taxes would have been refunded to the original owner when they returned their MBP.
     
  3. JordanNM thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Ah yes, that does make sense. Thanks for the answer, too bad for me though, haha.
     

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