goods and services tax

goods and services tax
A tax very similar to the value added tax, levied, for example, in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and Singapore.

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  • goods and services tax — ➔ tax1 * * * goods and services tax UK US noun [C or U] (ABBREVIATION GST) TAX, COMMERCE ► the name for a tax on goods and services in some countries such as Australia and India …   Financial and business terms

  • Goods and Services Tax — Die Goods and Services Tax (gebräuchliche Abkürzung: GST) ist eine der Mehrwertsteuer vergleichbare Steuer, die in verschiedenen englischsprachigen Ländern auf verkaufte Güter und erbrachte Dienstleistungen erhoben wird. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Goods and Services Tax — A goods and services tax or value added tax is a tax on exchanges.By country: *Goods and Services Tax (Australia) *Goods and Services Tax (Canada) *Goods and Services Tax (New Zealand) *Goods and Services Tax (Singapore) *Goods and Services Tax… …   Wikipedia

  • goods and services tax — noun a tax on the consumption of goods and services, imposed on the value (usually defined as sales less purchases) that is added at each stage of the manufacturing and distribution process and levied at the point of sale to the final consumer.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Goods and Services Tax — /ˌgυdz ən sɜ:vɪsɪz tæks/ noun a Canadian tax on the sale of goods or the provision of services (similar to VAT). Abbreviation GST …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • Goods and Services Tax (Hong Kong) — Goods and Services Tax (GST) was a proposed Value Added Tax in Hong Kong. Consultation over a period of nine months was launched on 2006 07 19 and stirred considerable controversy.It launched a fierce debate amongst local taxpayers, lawmakers,… …   Wikipedia

  • Goods and Services Tax (Singapore) — Goods and Services Tax (Abbreviation: GST; Chinese: 消费税) was introduced in Singapore on April 1, 1994 at 3%, but later increased to 4% on 1 January 2003 and 5% on 1 January 2004. It was raised again to 7% on 1 July 2007.Singapore’s GST is a broad …   Wikipedia

  • Goods and Services Tax (New Zealand) — Goods and Services Tax (GST) is a value added tax introduced in New Zealand on 1 October 1986 at 10%. It later increased to 12.5% on 1 July 1989 and was further increased to 15% on 1 October 2010. End users pay this tax on all liable goods and… …   Wikipedia

  • Goods and Services Tax (Canada) — The Canadian Goods and Services Tax (GST) (French: Taxe sur les produits et services, TPS) is a multi level value added tax introduced in Canada on January 1, 1991, by Prime Minister Brian Mulroney and finance minister Michael Wilson. The GST… …   Wikipedia

  • Goods and Services Tax (Australia) — The GST (Goods and Services Tax) is a value added tax of 10% on most goods and services transactions in Australia.It was introduced by the Howard Government on 1 July 2000, replacing the previous Federal wholesale sales tax system and designed to …   Wikipedia