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NAME Business::CA::GST - Look up Canadian Federal Sales Tax rates VERSION version 1.03 SYNOPSIS use Business::CA::GST my $tax = Business::CA::GST->new; $tax->buyer_region('ON'); print $tax->rate, "\n"; # gives 0.13 print $tax->tax_type, "\n"; # gives 'HST' DESCRIPTION A tax table for Canadian GST/HST payments. Actual tax calculations are left as an exercise for the reader. Please see <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sales_taxes_in_Canada> for a more detailed explanation of how GST and HST works (it's not as simple as one might hope). CONSTRUCTOR AND STARTUP new( buyer_region => $region ) Creates and returns a new Business::CA::GST object. my $tax = Business::CA::GST->new(); "buyer_region => $region_code" You may pass this parameter to new(), and/or you may use the buyer_region() method after having created the object. See the buyer_region() documentation below for a list of allowable region codes. my $tax = Business::CA::GST->new( buyer_region => $region_code ); SUBROUTINES/METHODS buyer_region( $region ) The only required parameter. Must be one of: AB, BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, NT, ON, PE, SK, QC, YT, NU rate Returns the GST/HST as a floating point number. eg 13% is returned as 0.13 tax_type Returns either 'GST' or 'HST' SUPPORT You can find documentation for this module with the perldoc command. perldoc Business::CA::GST You can also look for information at: Source code <http://github.com/oalders/business-ca-gst> Search CPAN <https://metacpan.org/module/Business::CA::GST> ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Thanks to Raybec Communications <http://www.raybec.com> for funding my work on this module and for releasing it to the world. AUTHOR Olaf Alders <firstname.lastname@example.org> COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE This software is copyright (c) 2012 by Olaf Alders. This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.