Today’s Saskatchewan provincial budget raises the PST to 6% at midnight tonight. 

http://www.finance.gov.sk.ca/budget17-18/BG-FinanceRevenueTax2017-18.pdf

Also, tobacco taxes are being raised effective midnight tonight.

RCC was not consulted or informed of this tax increase or implementation timing in advance of today’s budget.

RCC Action:

RCC will be providing members with a full analysis of 2017 budget tomorrow.

To view the 2017 Saskatchewan budget papers, click here: http://www.finance.gov.sk.ca/Default.aspx?DN=698300f9-2726-4ae3-bb59-87a193b78090

If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact: Lanny McInnes, Director -  Government Relations (Prairies) at: [email protected] or 204-253-1654