The B.C. government charges a sliding scale of sales tax on
automobile purchases, net of trade-in value.

 Price
 Rate
 up to $47,000
 7.5%
 $47,000-$47,999
 8%
 $48,000-$48,999
 9%
 above $48,999
 10%

Update: February 2005

The 2005 provincial Budget chnaged the PSt rates as follows:

 Price
 Rate
 up to $49,000
 7%
 $49,000-50,000
 8%
 $50,000-51,000
 9%
 above $51,000
 10%