Calculates Canadian sales taxes: GST HST and PST today or as they were in the past.
Java Applet that can also be run as an application.
Requires Java version 1.5 or later.
Java source code and sample HTML included.
This version computes by adding GST HST and PST to a base
price. It als works in reverse given the
final price working backwards to get the taxes and base
price. In other words it will tell you the sticker
price to make something come out even after taxes are added.
You can compute taxes as they were on past or future dates.
It computes nickel rounding to account for the withdrawal of the penny.
To install, Extract the zip download with WinZip, available from
winzip.com (or similar unzip utility) into any
directory you please, often C: — ticking off the (user
folder names) option. To run as an application, type:
java.exe -jar C:commindprodcanadiantaxcanadiantax.jar
adjusting as necessary to account for where the jar file is.
You can run the program without installing it as an Applet at
There is also a Windows Jet native executable available.