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How To Claim HST Rebate On New Home

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  • on November 8, 2022
Did you know that you may be eligible for housing rebates on the goods and services tax (GST) or harmonized sales tax (HST) paid for your newly built home? If you recently purchased a new home within the past two years, you may qualify. If you purchased a newly…

Who Can Claim GST/HST Rebate?

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  • on October 21, 2022
If you have bought a newly-built home or finished a major renovation this year, you may be wondering if you might qualify for a Goods and Services Tax (GST) and Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) rebate. The good news is that if you bought a newly constructed house, completed substantial…

Renovate Your Bungalow with HST Housing Rebate

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  • on October 7, 2022
If you have an older bungalow that is starting to get faded and dated, you may be thinking it is time for a bungalow renovation. If so, it’s a perfect opportunity to combine more practical upgrades with more fun ones. Practical Bungalow Renovation Ideas An old house has lots…

New Condo HST Rebates

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  • on September 22, 2022
Harmonized sales tax (HST) became an integrated sales tax for the province of Ontario on July 1st, 2010. It combined Federal Sales Tax and Provincial Sales Tax. Is there HST on new condos in Ontario? Goods and Sales Tax (GST), the precursor to HST was enacted into law with…

How to Calculate the GST / HST New Housing Rebate

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  • on August 29, 2022
If you recently bought a newly constructed home, completed a substantial renovation, or are under contract to have a home built or do substantial completion of renovations, you may qualify for significant Goods and Services Tax (GST) and Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) rebates. Owner-built houses may also qualify if…

How Rebates Work With Pre-Construction Homes

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  • on September 2, 2021
Did you know that if you buy a newly constructed home from a builder and use it as your (or a family member’s) primary residence, you will receive a GST/HST rebate in Ontario? Unlike when you purchase a new residential rental property or undergo substantial renovations and have to…