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How Do I Know If My Home Renovation Is Eligible For The Ontario HST Rebate?

Although the Ontario New Home HST Rebate can provide some HST relief for new homebuyers, several eligibility criteria must be satisfied. Homebuyers should also realize that the rebate isn’t always available to them.

For example, the HST Rebate on home renovations has several criteria that must be fully satisfied. Otherwise, the rebate may be challenged by Canada Revenue Agency and may be disallowed (in addition to monetary penalties).

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Is My Investment Property Eligible For the New Home HST Rebate

Most Ontario residents have some knowledge about the HST Rebate in Ontario for principal residences. This rebate is offered ONLY to homebuyers who will live in the home as a primary residence. However, not many people are aware of the HST Rental Rebate offered to property investors who plan to rent the property. Many government […]

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How to Apply for the Ontario HST Rebate on a Substantially Renovated Home

Homeowners applying for an HST Rebate in Ontario may qualify for an HST Rebate on home renovations. This is a specific rebate for applicants who have completed a “substantial renovation” on their home, added a “major addition” to their home, or converted a non-residential home into a residential home. “Substantial renovations” are defined by Canada […]

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FAQs on the New Home HST Rebate in Ontario

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 […]

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How To Check If You Are Eligible For An HST Rebate

The Ontario New Home HST Rebate is made available to property buyers purchasing a newly built home (or a newly built condominium) directly from a builder. This specific HST rebate is also made available to those who are hiring a building contractor to build a new home. The government introduced this particular HST Rebate in […]

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Maximize your Ontario HST Rebate This Year

For real estate investors (and potential investors), it’s important to capitalize on HST rebates available in Ontario. While there is more than one HST rebate in Ontario, those investing in residential property should be aware of the New Residential Rental Property Rebate.

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Why Choose a Tax Specialist When Applying for Ontario New Home Rebate?

The Ontario New Home HST Rebate provides an opportunity for new home buyers to recover some of the taxes paid on their newly built home (or on a substantial renovation). The rebate is available directly from Canada Revenue Agency, although the rebate (including the HST Rebate on home renovations) is simpler and smoother when working […]

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How to Recover New Home Costs with the HST Rebate in Ontario

Building a new home or doing a wide-scale remodel is often one of the most significant purchases that we make in our lifetime. A new or remodelled home is a costly endeavour and a substantial financial responsibility from the time investment, materials, and labour. So, recovering some of the investment dollars can be a welcome […]

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