Taxes, Services and Tip

The Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) is a 13% tax is charged on goods and services purchased in Newfoundland and Labrador. In restaurants, bars, taxis and at the hair salon it is recommended to leave a tip, which is not included on the bill, for about 10-15% of the bill amount (before taxes). Tips for bell persons or baggage porters are at the discretion of the customer (in general, $1 per bag carried).

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