HST Meals

by Tracy

What is the formula for extracting the HST in Ontario for a receipt from a restaurant including the tip? Is it calculated on the total amount for the ITC?

Thanks Tracy

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Hi Tracy,

On the GST/HST page/navigation button, I have a box that explains how to calculate GST/HST included in a total.

When calculating GST/HST on meals, exclude the tip. It is exempt. Hope that helps.

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Oct 23, 2011
Tips as Income
by: Lake

I just want to point out that if a business receives tips, GST/HST must be collected on the income.

The easiest way to do this is to impute it.

Nov 12, 2011
Imputing HST
by: Anonymous

How do I calculate the HST amount on a bill total?

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You will find a link in the orginal post above that explains how to impute HST.

I hope that is what you were looking for.

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