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How To Fill Out Form GST191-WS

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  • on May 20, 2021
Form GST191-WS, Construction Summary Worksheet is the foundation of all owner-built and substantial renovation New Housing GST/HST Rebate applications. It is imperative that owners complete this form prior to completing Form GST191, GST/HST New Housing Rebate Application for Owner-Built Houses or a provincial rebate schedule, as the amounts derived…

Top 5 Questions About The GST/HST Housing Rebate

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  • on March 24, 2021
The entire rebate process is complex. Every individual’s situation is different. And the CRA websites don’t make the process any easier. So, if you have a question before you submit your GST/HST Rebate application form for your new or substantially renovated home or investment property feel free to call…

Being A Landlord In Ontario

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  • on November 11, 2020
Being a landlord in Ontario isn’t an easy endeavor. But there are several reasons why becoming one is a more accessible option now. The real estate market has become inflated in recent years. At the same time, rent costs have risen sharply as well …

5 Reasons You Haven’t Received Your GST/HST New House Rebate Cheque

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  • on October 28, 2020
You sent your GST/HST Rebate application to the CRA for processing 30 days ago but you haven’t received your rebate cheque yet. What happened? With more than 15 years of experience working closely with the CRA we have been able to assist our clients to receive their rebates in…

How Will Relaxed Mortgage Rules Heat Up Toronto Real Estate

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  • on October 14, 2020
Expect Toronto Real Estate Prices to Stay Hot The Trudeau government is easing up on its mortgage lending rules to give home buyers more purchasing power, but real estate professionals feel that the changes will likely increase home prices in the Toronto housing market…

How the Courts are Interpreting the New Housing HST Rebate Rules

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  • on August 18, 2020
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) continues to disallow claims for new housing rebates on strictly technical grounds. Ngai (Ngai v. R, 2019 FCA 181 (Federal Court of Appeal)) demonstrates that…