Manage GST/HST easily

Automatically calculate GST/HST on transactions and generate GST/HST return reports.

Sales tax

Localized sales tax rates

Commonly used Canadian sales tax rates are already set up, or you can create and customize to fit your needs.

Automated calculations

GST/HST on transactions is recorded for you.

GST/HST return reports

Generate GST/HST return reports for select tax periods with automatic tax line calculations.

Localized sales tax rates

The most commonly used Canadian tax rates are already set up in Xero for tax on purchases, sales, imports, and tax exempt.

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    Add or amend the default tax rates
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    Set up tax rates and components as required
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    Alter the tax rate on any line item if needed
A list of tax rates in the Xero application, with the 'Exempt sales' and 'MB - GST/RST' options highlighted.

Automated calculations

Calculate GST/HST on each line item in your invoices, quotes, purchase orders, and bills.

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    The tax rate selected for each line item is used to calculate sales tax
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    Sales tax on a transaction can be tax inclusive or exclusive, or no tax
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    Set up default rates for contacts, inventory items, and accounts
A consultant speaks to a client, with the tax rate option 'BC - GST/PST on Sales' highlighted.

GST/HST return reports

You can generate GST/HST return reports for select tax periods with automatic tax line calculations.

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    Default tax rates are automatically mapped to corresponding lines of the GST/HST return
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    Easily view individual transactions within each return line number
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    Track prior period adjustments to account for added, deleted or edited transactions
The sales tax summary report in Xero, with a summary of taxes by tax component.

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