The BC Ministry of Finance has released a "Notice to Accommodation Providers in the City of Vancouver" as it relates to the forthcoming changes to the Provincial Sales Tax Act and the increase in the MRDT (hotel tax) coming into effect September 1, 2015. The notice provides useful information and examples of the 'Transitional Rules' for the collection of the tax and how it applies to accommodation bookings. For more information on the changes, please visit the government's website.