One of the differences between a contractor and an employee is that contractors charge GST for their services in most cases.
Do you need a GST number? Well, one of the differences between a Contractor and an Employee is that Contractors charge GST for their services in most cases. To charge GST/HST you must obtain a GST Number free of charge from the Federal Government.
GST/HST Netfile Registration- GST/HST NETFILE is a new Internet-based filing service that allows certain business clients to file their goods and services tax/harmonized sales tax (GST/HST) returns directly to the Canada Customs and Revenue Agency (CCRA) over the Internet.