Effective April 1, 2022, the British Columbia Provincial Sales Tax rate on the purchase or lease price of fossil fuel combustion systems will increase from 7% to 12%. In addition, effective April 1, 2022, heat pumps will be exempt from PST. 


Please try the below steps in a Test environment first to ensure the desired outcome before doing on your Live environment.

Step-by-step guide

1. Create a BC Fossil Fuel Tax, short name BC FFT, for 12%

2. Add a 3rd tax to all customers in BC for this tax.
  • The could be done by selecting all BC customers in the Customer List and click Edit, if they do not have ShipTo address records, otherwise they will need to be changed in pgAdmin with a script.

3. Change the tax flags on all Gas products in Inventory, removing Tax 2 checkmark and add the Tax 3 checkmark.

  • This step can also be done by selecting the applicable items in the Inventory List and clicking Edit.

4. Edit all Custom Sales Order,  POS Receipts and Invoice Batch forms to change @total_tax01 and  @total_tax03 to;

5. Edit all POS Receipts Reprint and Invoice Live forms to change @total_tax01 and  @total_tax03 to;