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Cut the Tax on Cut ‘n’ Colours: Bokhari

January 28, 2016 2:54 PM | News

Rana Bokhari

Manitoba Liberal leader Rana Bokhari (HANDOUT)

Manitoba Liberals would remove the PST from salon services over $50 if elected in April.

Leader Rana Bokhari says the tax targets women and is harmful to the province’s economy. PST is already exempt from salon services under $50.

“This is one of the most blatant tax grabs on services used by women ever initiated by a government and under the Manitoba Liberals this injustice will be corrected,” Bokhari said.

“Paying more for a cut and colour than a basic haircut is simply wrong.”

The cost of removing the PST on such services would be about $7 million annually.