Abolition of the QST on the resale of used goods
Resolution #141: Abolition of the QST on the resale of used goods (Official French version)
The more one extends the useful life of a consumer, the more we decrease its ecological footprint. In other words, the more a property is used for a long time, the more damage that the production of this well has caused to the environment are amortized over a longer period of time. Or, apply to used goods QST returns to discourage the purchase, which harms the environment because the production of new consumer goods is a polluting process.
Moreover, apart from some thrift trendy upscale areas, most used goods, such as clothing, are purchased by the less fortunate in society. Therefore, applying the QST on the sale of used goods is the practice disproportionately affects the poor.
A CPQ government completely cease taxing the resale of all used consumer goods, including automobiles.