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British Columbia cancels its HST housing rebate

British Columbia cancels its HST housing rebate

(Photo credit: Magnus Larsson/Flickr)

(Photo credit: Magnus Larsson/Flickr)

Homeowners of a newly built or substantially renovated home in British Columbia are no longer able to apply for the provincial portion of the HST rebate.

The government cut the program in April and only those who have done extensive renovations or bought a newly built home with a closing date between July 2012 and April 2013 can still apply.

If you’ve done the work after that point or bought a newly purchased home, then you only qualify for a federal portion of the rebate, which only applies to properties that have a value of less than $450,000. In this case, you’re only eligible to receive a maximum rebate of $6,300.

Feel free to contact Rebate4U at 1-800-610-4510 if you have any additional questions.

Rebate4U helps you file HST rebates properly, which helps you avoid future problems with the CRA. Our priority is to provide our clients with the most professional and quality service in obtaining rebates for their new and renovated homes. We are proud to offer our clients the most personal and attentive service, and we make sure that all of our clients are 100% satisfied.

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