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Monday, October 20, 2008

Why.

I bought a TV recently for $287 without tax. I notice now from looking at the receipt that I was charged an NS "eco-fee," of $25, which is meant to go toward funding gov't electronics disposal depots. Fine. But my question is why did they apply the HST o

Posted on Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 12:55 PM

I bought a TV recently for $287 without tax. I notice now from looking at the receipt that I was charged an NS "eco-fee," of $25, which is meant to go toward funding gov't electronics disposal depots. Fine. But my question is why did they apply the HST on top of the original amount AND the eco-fee. Seems like a tax of a tax. Wouldn't it be more fair to just apply the HST on the original price?

Mole Rat

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