The 2014 Federal Budget added naturopaths and acupuncturists to the list of exempt health care providers effective for supplies made after Budget Day(February 11, 2014).
Released by the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND) released GST/HST Exemption Update 8 – GST/HST Collected in Error, discusses two options naturopathic doctors can take if they incorrectly collected GST/HST on their exempt services:
Additional details on both of these options can be found in the Update.
For further information see VTN Monthly Tax Update Seminar, Issue No. 403
- Refund or credit the amount to the patient.
- Advise the patient that they can claim a rebate of the GST/HST paid from CRA on Form GST189.