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Quebec needs money

Government announces small sales tax hike

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In a bid to stave off another deficit budget, the Quebec government will raise its Provincial Sales Tax one percent next year. The move, which is expected to raise $1 billion in revenue, will no doubt be unpopular. Still, give credit for straightforwardness to Quebec Finance Minister Raymond Bachand: “We need money,” he told the Canadian Press.

Montreal Gazette

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