from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- abbr. Greenwich sidereal time
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- Goods and Services Tax (Australia, New Zealand, Canada)
- Goods and Sales Tax (state of Victoria in Australia, formerly in Canada, was planned in Hong Kong)
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Setting up your Google Account in GST is a quick affair.
But he gave us no relief from high gas taxes at the pumps — where the hosing continues and where the GST is a tax on tax, though his Gas Tax Fund dedicated to infrastructure and transit is now a permanent deal.
The National Party of Canada thinks that the GST is a grossly unfair tax.
That's because I believe the GST is a long overdue, necessary part of fundamental reform of our patch-work-quilt system.
Four consecutive Liberal governments later and the GST is still here.
Let me suggest that the savings from amalgamation will begin after the GST is repealed!
GST is a necessary reform, an absolutely critical tax reform to an exporting nation such as Canada.
Before Ragan's Finance appointment, he called the GST reduction a "stupid policy."
Back when he was a Conservative M.P. he was quoted as having said Prime Minister Harper’s pledge to drop the rate of the GST by two points was an “extremely reasonable and worthwhile position” because the GST is a tax on consumption, so people who consume the most, pay the most, and are thus taxed the most.
A GST will be a major step toward integrating the domestic market and will allow a myriad of state and local taxes to be refunded to exporters, improving their competitiveness.
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