If you have registered GST/HST account with Canada Revenue Agency, you are required to file your GST/HST return. Generally, your annual sales determine how often you have to file GST/HST returns. It can be Annually, Monthly or Quarterly.
The Canadian value added tax of GST or HST (Harmonized Sales Tax or HST in several provinces; GST or Goods & Services Tax in others) is required for nearly every business transaction in Canada. Staying compliant with HST/GST regulations and on-time collection, filing & payment are crucial steps in your business that cannot be overlooked. Whether you are establishing a business and setting up your HST/GST registration, or you own / manage ongoing business, your best bet is to hire tax professionals to handle your HST/GST compliance.