The global sales tax for SK is calculated from goods and services tax (GST) in Canada rate (5%) and the PST rate is 6% for a total of 11%.
Saskatchewan sales tax rate remain the same in 2020 as of 2019.
Amount without sales taxes x (GST rate/100) = Amount of GST in SK
Amount without sales taxes x (PST rate/100) = Amount of PST in SK
Amount without sales tax + GST amount + PST amount = Total amount with sales tax
30$ x (5/100) = 1.50$ (GST)
30$ x (6/100) = 1.80$ (GST)
30$ + 1.50$ + 1.80$ = 33,30$
If you have your business in the province of Saskatchewan, then you must comply by paying the sales taxes. The province of Saskatchewan still has a separate provincial sales tax where
you will have to charge, collect and remit PST unless you are selling a product or service that is PST exempt, in most of the cases.
In Saskatchewan, PST implies to a 6% tax on the goods and services that are consumed or used in the above province. When we talk about the goods and services, we also refer to those goods, which are imported to Saskatchewan for use and consumption. Businesses operating in Saskatchewan must register to obtain a PST number. Depending on the nature of the business, either a vendor’s license number or a registered consumer number will be issued.
If you are living in Canada and want to know more about how to calculate the GST/PST then a very simple and effective GST calculator for Saskatchewan province can help you out. This online calculator calculates both sales taxes – Goods and Services Tax (GST) and Provincial Sales Tax (PST).
Any input field of this calculator can be used:
For more information about PST exemptions and reduced rates, please visit the Retail Sales Tax Act of Saskatchewan website.