Registering Your Business for PST
BC returned to a provincial tax system (PST) on April 1, 2013.
Even the newest, smallest, and home-based businesses have tax obligations. If you've registered your business, you also need to register for your PST number.
Register to collect PST if your business sells or leases taxable goods, or provides software or taxable services.
You can register for (PST) online with eTaxBC (Website. New window.). PST numbers are 11 characters long, (eg, PST-1234-5678).
See complete examples of when you're required to register, or when you don't need to register with help from the Province of BC (Website. New window.).