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Acquisition, Disposition and Development of Real Property in Canada

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July 22, 2010

4.4 With respect to the purchase of materials to develop private real property (by construction or renovation) exempt from provincial sales tax where authorized, foreign diplomats are encouraged to consult the provincial government directly. As for GST/HST, eligible foreign diplomats may recover the GST/HST on goods and services that have been invoiced by the contractor to them as “end-users” in respect of the primary residence only.

July 23, 2010

An appendix was added with a regulatory reference to the Diplomatic, Consular and International Organizations' Property Grants Order. Section 3.4 was also updated with this same reference.



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