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Wondering About New Home Rebates in Ontario?

Sometimes referred to as new housing rebates, new home rebates in Ontario are available to those who purchase a new home or condo directly from a builder, or who hire a builder to build a new home. In Ontario, the HST rebate is often assigned to the vendor on closing. This rebate then allows the […]

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Home Renovation Rebates in Ontario

For homeowners who may be unaware, there are home renovation rebates in Ontario that are available through Canada Revenue Agency. These are HST rebates, with eligibility requirements that every individual must meet. In fact, Canada Revenue Agency has very specific definitions for what they consider to be a “substantial renovation” or a “major addition” to an […]

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A Large-Scale Home Renovation Can Qualify for an HST Rebate

Canada Revenue Agency provides a definition for a large-scale home renovation that qualifies for an HST rebate. The definition outlines the eligibility requirements for those who wish to claim an HST rebate. In addition to a large-scale home renovation, there are also definitions provided for different types of residential buildings, and for buildings that are […]

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How the HST Rebate Applies to New Condo Owners in Toronto

For new condo owners in Toronto, or for those about to purchase, it’s important to understand some of the unique elements of the HST rebate. Needless to say, there’s a lot to think about when purchasing a new condo. But with a sizeable HST rebate available, it’s worthwhile to understand the eligibility requirements. When certain pre-conditions are satisfied, […]

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Claiming The HST Rebate On A Newly Built Home

The Government of Canada, through Canada Revenue Agency, has established a New Housing HST Rebate Program. It allows homeowners to recover thousands of dollars of HST that was paid out on a newly built home. With a retroactive claims period that is limited to just two years, homeowners need to assertive when claiming the HST […]

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Understanding the SR&ED Tax Incentive Program

For those who are unfamiliar, Canada’s SR&ED Tax Incentive Program was created to encourage research and development. Also known as Scientific Research and Experimental Development, the program offers valuable tax credits to qualifying businesses. The SR&ED Program is federally governed, with tax incentives that are designed to encourage all types of Canadian businesses (in all sectors) to […]

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How Much Can You Actually Get With a GST HST New Housing Rebate?

In Ontario, the GST HST New Housing Rebate is claimable for either principal residences or investment properties. Depending on the property (and the specific circumstances) the HST New Housing Rebate could total as much as $30,000. To be eligible, claimants must qualify under either of these conditions: Having purchased a newly built home in the […]

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What are the Common Landlord Tax Deductions?

As a property owner and/or landlord, it’s extremely important to fully understand the scope of allowable tax deductions. That’s because, with any real estate purchase, the idea is to reduce personal tax burdens. With investment properties, in particular, it’s fundamental to reduce expenses in order to maximize profit. One way is to take full advantage […]

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