Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I know if I’m Eligible for an HST refund?

Please contact us so that we can assess whether you might qualify

I have purchased a new condominium, and my builder charged me HST on closing. Am I eligible?

Yes, you are entitled for the rebate either if you live in it or renting it to a tenant.

How long will it take to get the rebate money back?

Applications typically take between 4-16 weeks from the submission date to be returned with the rebate

What is the timeline to file my rebate application?

It is possible to file the rebate application within 2 years from the date of possession of the newly built house. In the case of substantial renovations or major additions, the timeline would be 2 years from completion of the project.

What is the difference between a “rebate” and a “refund”?

* A refund is for tax that has been overpaid or incorrectly paid, and is returned to a business or individual under a taxing statute or regulation. A refund is also for persons who have remitted to the Minister amounts in excess of the tax collectable or payable.

* A rebate is for tax properly paid and is subsequently returned to a business or individual under a rebate provision.

How does Canada Revenue Agency define “House”?

The definition of “a House” blocks a residential unit, condominium unit, a duplex, a mobile home (including a modular home) and a floating home from a builder.

Is this service limited to Toronto?

This service is a Federal initiative. It is available across Canada.

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