Some Canadian Tax Rebates for Meetings Eliminated

The Canadian Government announced on September 25 the elimination of the Canadian Goods and Services Tax Visitors’ Rebate Program, which will affect rebates on hotel stays for meeting attendees as well as some other rebates that meeting organizers and exhibitors have been eligible for. Currently, the Visitor Rebate Program reimburses travelers for the GST and the federal component of the Harmonized Sales Tax they pay on eligible goods and short-term accommodations.

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