• Construction industry reacts to resolution

    Delegates at SUMA's annual convention in Regina voted on 20 different resolutions Monday. (Twitter/SUMA)
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    Construction industry reacts to resolution

    Feb 04, 2020

    The province’s cities, town and villages are calling for the provincial government to make a change to the tax system.

    The Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities’ Association (SUMA) passed a motion calling for the Government of Saskatchewan to remove the provincial sales tax (PST) from municipal construction projects. The resolution was passed at SUMA’s annual convention Monday in Regina.

    Mark Cooper, Saskatchewan Construction Association’s (SCA) president and CEO, said they support the call from SUMA.

    “From our perspective it doesn’t make a lot of sense for governments to tax each other and that’s what PST on construction for infrastructure does,” he said.

    Read the rest of the article from PANow here.