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Appeal court rules for insurers in handling of HST in auto AB claims

May 27, 2021 by Greg Meckbach

Ontario auto insurance claimants cannot take insurers directly to court over how carriers treat sales tax on accident benefits claims, the province’s appeal court has ruled. This is because the province’s Licence Appeal Tribunal, not the Superior Court of Justice,

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What brokers think of this tax change on auto insurance

June 20, 2019 by Jason Contant

The Insurance Brokers Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (IBAN) is happy with regulatory amendments that would eliminate the remaining 13% retail sales tax (RST) on auto insurance in the province. “IBAN is pleased to see the elimination of the RST

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Newfoundlanders ‘will pay the highest taxes on insurance premiums in the country,’ says IBC VP

April 19, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

When a 15% retail sales tax on property and casualty insurance policies takes effect this July in Newfoundland and Labrador, that province will have the highest taxes on insurance premiums in Canada, an Insurance Bureau of Canada official suggests. The

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Ottawa proposes to clarify tax rules on imported reinsurance services

March 28, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The federal government recently announced it intends to “clarify” the rules for calculating sales tax on reinsurance premiums in certain cases. In its 2016-17 budget document, the ruling Liberals propose “to clarify that two specific components of imported reinsurance services,