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Band Cards Accepted List

As per the agreement signed between the Mohawk Council of Kahnawá:ke and the Government of Quebec, Mohawks of Kahnawá:ke are entitled to a point of sale exemption of the "Quebec sales tax ".

If your sale is not exempted from the Quebec sales tax, you have two options: A) Buy the Item and claim a refund of taxes paid; or B) shop from merchants who comply with the agreement.

 

GST or QST Paid
GST error is from a business not removing the taxes on a purchase delivered on reserve.  
QST error is from a business refusing to remove the tax and sold off reserve or if the purchase was made outside of the agreed upon areas.  
https://www.revenuquebec.ca/documents/en/formulaires/fp/FP-2189-V%282020-09%29DXI.pdf 

Vehicles
If you purchase your vehicle outside of Quebec fill out the following form before you go to the SAAQ 
https://www.revenuquebec.ca/documents/en/formulaires/vd/VD-55.1-V%282018-01%29DXI.pdf   
If you purchase a vehicle and paid the tax in error this is the form to fill 
https://www.revenuquebec.ca/documents/en/formulaires/fp/FP-2189-V%282020-09%29DXI.pdf 

Purchases made outside of Canada
If you order online and the seller has taxes and duties on your purchase this is the form to fill 
https://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/import/courier/crp-prio-eng.html

 

More Information About the Agreement

In any circumstance, you should contact MCK Client Based Services to conduct an investigation. When calling, please provide the store name and person responsible for customer service.

To ensure Kahnawakehró:non can rightfully shop with tax exemption, a band card accepted list was created. This listing provides Kahnawakehró:non with a list of merchants who comply with the agreement, and those who are illegally refusing tax exemption. Community members can avoid shopping at locations that do not comply.

The Revenu Quebec website has information in both English and French for Kahnawa'kehró:non and merchants who require the official notice. The links can be accessed below:

English
https://www.revenuquebec.ca/en/businesses/consumption-taxes/gsthst-and-qst/special-cases-gsthst-and-qst/sales-to-indians/mohawks-of-kahnawake/

French
https://www.revenuquebec.ca/fr/entreprises/taxes/tpstvh-et-tvq/situations-particulieres-liees-a-la-tpstvh-et-a-la-tvq/ventes-aux-indiens/mesures-particulieres-pour-les-mohawks-de-kahnawake/

The following official documents are also available to keep on your person, should you require them when speaking with a merchant.:

Areas covered by the agreement

Service oriented businesses are not obligated to accept bands cards. For example:

  • Restaurants
  • Automotive Service
  • Fitness Centers
  • Esthetics
  • Membership Services
  • Hairdressers / Barbers
  • and any other service rendered off-reserve

For this purpose, businesses that fall into this category will not be added to the directory.

The agreement applies to the following areas:

Roussillon (MRC)

Champlain (MRC)

Island of Montreal

Candiac
Chateauguay
Delson
La Prairie
Lery
Mercier
Saint-Constant
Saint-Isidore
Saint-Mathieu
Saint-Philippe
Sainte-Catherine
Brossard
Greenfield Park
LeMoyne
Longueuil
Saint-Hubert
Saint-Lambert
Anjou
Baie-d'Urfe
Beaconsfield
Cote-Saint-Luc
Dollard-des-Ormeaux
Dorval
Hampstead
Kirkland
L'Ile-Bizard
L'Ile-Dorval
Lachine
Lasalle
Mont-Royal
Montreal (East, West & North)
Outremont
Pierrefonds
Pointe-Claire
Roxboro
Senneville
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue
Sainte-Genevieve
Saint-Laurent
Saint-Leonard
Saint-Pierre
Verdun
Westmount

The stores that are listed in the Champlain and Roussillon regions honour the exemption at all locations within. (They are not all listed in individual towns/cities)

Have a business to add?

If you know of a business that either accepts or does not accept band cards, fill out the form below and we will ensure that it's added to the list.

Business Name:
Type:
(ex. Restaurant, Clothing, etc)
City:
Do they accept band cards? Yes     No


*Please ensure you include details of the incident such as the manager or salesperson name, location and telephone number. These details are important for the Tax Consultant to deal with merchants.

** Please note: Additions will be added on a regular basis. If a business who does not offer band cards changes their policy, please allow 4-8 weeks for the change. Working with outside governments is a time-consuming process.

List of Vendors that Accept Band Cards

LOCATION

VENDOR

ACCEPTS BAND CARDS?

Angrignon Mall Bentley NO
Angrignon Mall Maxi NO
St Remi Tigre Geant NO
Chateauguay Mall Colori NO
Dix 30, Brossard JYSK NO
Lasalle Hera Beauty Supply NO


For more information, please contact MCK Client Based Services at (450) 638-0500



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