Retail Sales Tax Refunds

This section provides information on potential Retail Sales Tax refund situations and the process for applying.

In what situations would Retail Sales Tax be refunded?

  1. Persons who purchase designated property in Prince Edward Island and pay the Retail Sales Tax and who permanently remove the designated property from Prince Edward Island within 30 days of purchase may apply for a refund of the Retail Sales Tax. Proof of tax paid to another province or territory is required.
  2. Commercial fishers who purchase a boat (for commercial use, and no other purpose) in Prince Edward Island and pay the Retail Sales Tax may apply for a refund.
  3. If a person has paid Retail Sales Tax in error, or has paid Retail Sales Tax in excess of the amount payable, a refund will be paid to that person if an application for refund is made and received by Taxation and Property Records Division within four years of the date the overpayment was made.

How do I apply for a refund?

You can apply for a refund of Retail Sales Tax by completing the Request for Refund of Retail Sales Tax form and submitting to Taxation and Property Records as directed on the form.

 

Disclaimer: This page is prepared for information purposes only, and should not be considered a substitute for the applicable statutes. Should there be any conflict between the contents of this page and the statutes, the statutes shall prevail.
Published date: 
June 19, 2017
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