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I received commission and fees on self employment. there

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I received commission and fees on self employment. there were no sales involved. I paid gst on the earnings Is the payment deductible from gross income.
JA: The accountant will know how to help. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.
Customer: Is gst paid on earnings a deductible expense
JA: Is there anything else important you think the accountant should know?
Customer: no
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Canada Tax
Expert:  Legal Ease replied 7 months ago.

Hello! My name is***** you for your question. I'm reviewing it now, and will post back again shortly.

Expert:  Legal Ease replied 7 months ago.

Are you saying you are collecting GST for your services and asking if you include this as taxable income and then also whether you can deduct it from your earnings?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
I did not collect GST on my services. I did not collect GST for anything. I had been informed I should pay GST on the earnings
Expert:  Legal Ease replied 7 months ago.

How much did you earn in 2015?

Who told you this?

Do you have a GST number?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Thank you for your help.
I have received a request from CRA to submit my additional forms and they will advise me.
Please close my account.
Than you
Expert:  Legal Ease replied 7 months ago.

I don't understand.

You decided you don't want to go ahead now?

If so let customer service know. I cannot close accounts. I don't work for the site. I am a practicing lawyer.