Status First Nations to remain tax exempt on marijuana sales on reserve land – CBC

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 201838 Views

Both federal and provincial governments have said they will honour the Indian Act tax exempt policy

Jan 10, 2018

Saskatchewan’s marijuana legislation was announced earlier this week and the province said in an email that it hasn’t made any decision yet regarding a provincial sales tax on marijuana.

But according to both the federal and provincial governments, First Nations people with a valid certificate of Indian Status card will be tax exempt when buying marijuana from a business located on reserve land.

The federal government has confirmed that any First Nations owned and operated business on reserve land will not have to pay GST/HST on any cannabis products.

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/first-nations-tax-exempt-cannabis-1.4481386

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