15% for purchases made on or after July 1, 2010
13% for purchases made on or after January 1, 2008
14% for purchases made on or after July 1, 2006
15% for purchases made on or after April 1, 1997
NSST is applicable to motor vehicles, boats, planes and trailers purchased from a non-HST registrant.
The NSST is payable by the purchaser unless the transaction qualifies for an exemption.
|Date||Bulletin #||Bulletin Name|
|Jul 01, 2010||5088||Change in Tax Rate Private Purchases of Motor Vehicles and Other Designated Tangible [ - 63.52 kb]|
|Aug 30, 2012||5058||Motor Vehicles-Rebate of Nova Scotia Sales Tax For Persons with Physiological Impairment [ - 75.37 kb]|
|Date||Guide #||Guide Name|
|May 04, 2012||2008||Tax on Private Purchase of Aircraft [ - 71.93 kb]|
|May 04, 2012||2007||Tax on Private Purchase of Boats and Vessels [ - 72.88 kb]|
|Jul 29, 2013||2006||Tax on Private Transfers/Purchases of Motor Vehicles and Designated Tangible Personal Property [ - 103.59 kb]|
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