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Tax Commission

The Provincial Tax Commission administers the Revenue Act and Regulations and the Sales Tax Act and Regulations.

This section is your guide to help you access information and forms concerning taxes in Nova Scotia.

Fuel Tax

Fuel Tax Gas Pump

Nova Scotia collects fuel tax on gasoline, diesel and propane consumed in Nova Scotia.

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Tobacco Tax

Tobacco Tax Cigarette Pack

Nova Scotia collects tax on tobacco products.

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Nova Scotia Sales Tax (NSST) on Private Purchases

Sales Tax Private Purchases

Nova Scotia collects a sales tax on specific items purchased from a private seller

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Rebates/Refunds Harmonized Sales Tax (HST)

Rebates equal to 8% portion of HST

Nova Scotia provides rebates equal to the 10% portion of the HST in certain cases.

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