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Canadian Tribes Implement Goods and Services Tax

by DMA Staff | Jun 25, 2020

From the beginning of 2020, more tribes have implemented the First Nations goods and services tax (FNGST). The tax applies 5% FNGST to property and services sold on tribe land. The tax is not in addition to traditional GST/HST. On tribe land, only the FNGST applies. Five more tribes have imposed the tax since January 2020.

Tribe Effective Date
Skowkale First Nation January 31, 2020
Toquaht Nation February 18, 2020
Ucluelet First Nation March 10, 2020
Uchucklesaht Tribe March 17, 2020
Huu-ay-aht First Nations March 27, 2020

A complete listing of tribes, registration requirements and more information is available on the CRA website. 

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