By CBC News, July 3, 2017
Lost jobs to cash-only operators, non-PST-paying Alberta rivals among pitfalls cited
Saskatchewan home builders say it’s too early to tell what long-term impact charging PST on new home construction will have in the province, but say the new rule has already produced some negative effects.
On April 1, companies and contractors had to start collecting the six per-cent provincial sales tax on contracts for new homes and contracts for renovated homes destined for resale. It’s part of the government’s plan to make up for a drop in resource revenues.