Why some see HST on carbon tax as 'double dipping'

By Laura Osman, CBC News Ottawa, April 8, 2019

To say Deb Richmond was surprised when she looked at her home propane bill this month would be an understatement.

Richmond had read about the outrage online from people being charged sales tax on top of the federal carbon tax, but when she saw that charge on her own bill, she still couldn't believe it.

"I always thought it was illegal, frankly, to tax a tax," she said. "But that is what they're doing."


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