July 2017

Expanded Horizons: PST on individual insurance products

This article was provided by Chris Geldert, CPA, CA, CEA. Chris works out of the Calgary branch of Financial Horizons Group. More information about Chris can be found at the bottom of this article.


As an Albertan, the idea of a provincial sales tax (PST)1 is a somewhat foreign concept and is typically considered nothing more than an inconvenience when travelling throughout this beautiful country.

The PST has returned to conversation largely due to the budget that was released by the Government of Saskatchewan on March 22, 2017.