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FAQs on the New Home HST Rebate in Ontario

Date Posted
19 March 2021
If you have purchased a newly built home, you could qualify for the New Home HST Rebate in Ontario. Available through the Canada Revenue Agency, the Ontario New Home HST Rebate has specific eligibility requirements. To apply for the Ontario New Home HST Rebate, a homeowner must either purchase a new home from a builder or personally build a residential home. The new home must be occupied as a primary residence to qualify.
FAQs on the New Home HST Rebate in Ontario

Applying for the Ontario New Home HST Rebate

When applying for an HST rebate, homeowners must supply the required application form and specific supporting documents. Everything can be personally prepared and submitted to Canada Revenue Agency. However, applicants often find it valuable to work with a rebate specialist. Supporting financial documents are required to account for the expenses associated with the new home. More importantly, proof of occupancy is usually needed because the property must be occupied as a principal residence. Everything must be submitted within two years of closing.

Calculating the New Home HST Rebate in Ontario

CRA has specific calculations for determining a rebate amount. For homes that cost $350,000 to $450,000, a sliding scale applies. This rebate can be sizeable. Here again, when things get overly complicated, it makes sense to work with a rebate specialist. At Rebate4U, in-house rebate specialists provide homeowners with a streamlined and simplified process for submitting their HST rebate application. We even offer an online calculator to estimate a rebate based on the purchase price of the home.

Some Advantages of Working with Professionals

When applying for the HST rebate, applicants must provide contracts, invoices, and other documents to support the claim. CRA may also insist on proof of occupancy to confirm the requirement of "primary residence". All documents should be kept on file for six years. Not surprisingly, things can get complicated with Canada Revenue Agency, and homeowners often find the process frustrating. That’s why it can be valuable to work with a rebate specialist who can ensure that all paperwork is submitted correctly and, most importantly, on time. Rebate4U has years of experience dealing with the Canada Revenue Agency. In some cases, we have direct contact with specific CRA departments. Homeowners who find the rebate process to be complicated and even frustrating can rely on the team at Rebate4U as an alternative.

In the GTA and throughout Ontario, Count on the Professionals at Rebate4U

At Rebate4U, our top priority is to provide clients with professional service, ensuring that every client is 100% satisfied. Since 2013 we have generated more than $120,000,000 in rebates for clients across the province. Our in-house team of rebate specialists is skilled and experienced. We offer a full-service approach, handling the entire rebate application from end to end. We aim to attain the maximum rebate possible. Call us to find out more about how our services can benefit you or send us a message online. Use our online Rebate Calculator to determine your estimated rebate amount.

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