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Provincial Taxes Electronic Reference Library (PERL)

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Provincial Taxes Electronic Reference Library (PERL) - This product is available in the following media types: Internet CollectionCanada’s most up-to-date source of provincial tax reference materials — including corporate and personal income tax, fuel tax, sales tax, tobacco tax, and much more. Contains commentary and analysis; statutes and regulations; bulletins, forms, guides, and memoranda; comparative tables that compare the tax rates and treatments of similar items under different jurisdictions; tax rates and tools. Includes Commodity Tax News and TaxMatters@EY newsletters. All provinces and territories. Available as part of Tax Suite Premium package.

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Provincial Taxes Electronic Reference Library (PERL) includes access to the following title(s):

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PERL has the following features:

Interactive interpretations (iBox)

Annotated content for income tax and sales tax in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and Saskatchewan (connect easily with our iBox ).

Income Tax Rates and Tools

  • Corporate income tax incentives
  • Foreign exchange rates
  • Government pensions and other income benefits
  • Income and capital tax rates – Corporations
  • Income tax rates and credits – Individuals
  • Integration tables by province
  • Interest rates – Prescribed
  • Other personal and business taxes
  • Provincial tax comparative tables
  • Provincial permanent establishment reference tool
  • Statute-barred periods – Federal, Quebec, and Alberta
  • Summary of federal and provincial budgets
  • Tables of Concordance – Excise Tax Act to Quebec Sales Tax Act
  • Table of Concordance – Federal Income Tax to Quebec Taxation Act

Sales Tax Rates and Tools

  • Tax rates
  • Administration, enforcement, and appeals
  • Sales tax base
  • Exemptions: agricultural goods, consumer goods, manufacturers/producers, specific to province, by class of person, business reorganizations and transfers
  • Taxable services
  • Refunds: General, specific to province, and by class of person
  • Charities and PST
  • Additional consumption-based taxes under separate acts
  • Gasoline and other fuel taxes
  • Historic interest rates

CPA Canada Commodity Tax Symposium Papers

The only full-text searchable source of CPA Canada Commodity Tax Symposium papers from 1991 to date.

Budget addresses

Budget materials as released by provincial and territorial governments.

Case Law

All relevant tax-related judgments from the provincial courts.


All key statutes and regulations that administer taxes covered in the collection.

Government Forms and Publications

Bulletins, circulars, fact sheets, guides, news releases, and notices — Tax administrative materials released by provincial ministries, including archive of superseded, cancelled, and replaced publications.

Government directory — Directories for regional tax authorities.

Forms — All relevant provincial and territorial tax forms.


EY Case Commentary — Detailed analysis of high-profile tax cases by EY tax professionals.

EY Commentary (by tax) — Analysis of the taxes imposed by each regional tax authority. Coverage includes discussion on how the tax is applied; the various rates and exemptions; assessments, objections, and appeals; and interest and penalties.

EY Tax Alerts — Tax alerts on important tax matters.

Provincial and territorial taxes

A summary of what's included (not an exhaustive list)

  • Beer, Wine and Spirits (Liquor) Tax
  • Carbon Tax
  • Corporation Capital Tax
  • Corporate Income Tax
  • Gasoline and Motive Fuel Tax
  • Hotel Room (Tourism Levy) Tax
  • Insurance Premiums Tax
  • Land Transfer Tax
  • Logging Tax
  • Mining and Mineral Land Taxes
  • Oil and Gas Production Tax
  • Payroll Tax
  • Personal Income Tax
  • Sales Tax
  • Tax Administration
  • Tobacco Tax and Vapour Products Tax

Your subscription includes complimentary newsletters:

Commodity Tax News
EY’s bi-monthly email newsletter on the latest developments in customs, GST/HST and excise, and provincial sales tax.

EY’s monthly email newsletter provides a summary of recent income tax developments, publications, and upcoming presentations.

Store entry last updated: July 2021

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