Foreign vendors skip out on paying nearly $250 million in GST: Audit

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A government audit suggests that foreign vendors avoided nearly $250 million in GST payments in 2019, according toBlacklock’s Reporter. Auditor General Karen Hogan told the Standing Committee on Public Accounts Tuesday that tax avoidance by foreign vendors in e-commerce transactions has increased markedly in the last couple of years, putting Canadian vendors squarely behind the eight-ball.