This is very simple universal HST calculator for any Canadian province where Harmonized Sales Tax is used. This calculator can be used as well as reverse HST calculator.
Select the province you need to calculate HST for and then enter any value you know – HST value OR price including HST OR price exclusive HST – the other values will be calculated instantly.
Current HST rates are listed below the HST calculator.
Current (2020) HST rates are:
|Province||HST Rate||Federal Part||Provincial Part|
|Newfoundland and Labrador||15%||5%||10%|
|Prince Edward Island||15%||5%||10%|
History of HST implementation in Canada
In 2010 HST was implemented in Ontario and British Columbia.
In 2013 Prince Edward Island Prince Edward Island harmonized its PST (Provincial Sales Tax) with the GST (Goods and Services Tax) to implement the HST. But British Columbia replaced HST back to GST/PST.
From 1st of July, 2016 HST rate increased to 15% in New Brunswick and Newfoundland and Labrador.
From 1st of October, 2016 Prince Edward Island HST rate was increased from 10% to 15%.
So currently five Canadian provinces have HST (Harmonized Sales Tax) implementation – New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario and Prince Edward Island.