Quebec needs money -

Quebec needs money

Government announces small sales tax hike


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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Quebec needs money

  1. What they can't blackmail ROC for their shortfall? This is indeed the end of days!

  2. apparently quebec is so left wing they love taxes, how progressive

  3. I'm calling that one an ice-breaker… Once one does it, the rest will follow.

    When the GST was slashed, I thought it only a question of time before provinces start taking those two percents for themselves.