GST/HST Rebate For Owner-Built Homes

Have You Finished Building Your Own Home Within The Last Two Years? Then You May Be Eligible To Receive A New Housing Rebate

Welcome to Sproule + Associates, where we help homeowners to obtain a GST/HST New Housing Rebate for their owner-built home and more. While every client’s circumstance varies, we strive to ensure that every client understands why they may or may not be eligible, fill out the paperwork and submit it for them, represent them for any discussions with the CRA (Canada Revenue Agency), and more. We’re a reliable team who want to see homeowners receive the maximum GST/HST New Housing Rebate amount after all those hard-earned dollars were spent building their new and improved home. Want to know if you’re eligible?

Owner-Built Homes Rebate Eligibility

Stylish owner-built home in Oakville
If you’ve completed building your own home or hired someone to build your home within the last two years, you may qualify for the GST/HST New Housing Rebate. You must also keep all receipts outlining the HST you’ve paid on goods, supplies and services for your owner-built home in order to qualify and so we can assist you. While we’re located in Oakville, Ontario, we’ve assisted homeowners all across Canada with obtaining their New Housing Rebate for their owner-built home, however, the rebate amount will vary per province.

How Much Can I Get Back For The GST/HST Rebate For An Owner-Built Home?

While we won’t guarantee a specific amount, you may be eligible to receive a maximum of $30,000 back from the Government of Canada for your owner-built home. If you’d like to know precisely what you’re entitled to, use our reliable New Housing Rebate calculator! You’ll need to provide the province your property is located in, the total you’ve spent on goods and services (remember to keep all of your receipts for us), and a fair market value of the property after renovations and construction has been completed.

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Are You Ready To Get Started?

We know you’re eager to learn what the maximum GST/HST New Housing Rebate amount you can get back is, so contact our team at Sproule + Associates today by filling out a consultation form online, giving us a call, or sending us an email and let us know what your rebate goals are. We’re a well-known and trusted tax firm in Oakville who has built a reliable team of individuals who are dedicated to ensuring your rebate experience is as stress-free as possible. Want to know exactly what you can expect from us? Keep reading to learn more about the approach we take with each client and what’s earned us five-star reviews.

What You Can Expect From Us

When you contact us to assist you through the New Housing Rebate process, you can expect the following:

High-Quality Workmanship

We hold ourselves to a high standard and nothing less. We know what it takes to navigate the waters of obtaining the New Housing Rebate and we love seeing the smiles on our clients' faces when they receive a cheque.


We're well-known in Oakville and surrounding areas for our honesty and integrity. If we don't think we can assist you, we'll let you know (and at no-risk to you since we only get paid when you receive a cheque). We don't promise the full $30,000 every time either. When you use our New Housing Rebate calculator, you can find out what you can get back within four to eight weeks.


The application process or even speaking with the CRA can be a confusing and frustrating one which is why we’re here. It’s our job to handle every aspect of the process for you, as well as answer any of your questions. Why stress out about it when you can just leave it to us?

How Else Am I Eligible For The GST/HST New Housing Rebate?

You have two years from the closing or completion date to file for a GST/HST Rebate if you:

Have any questions regarding eligibility for the GST/HST Rebate or what you need in order to begin the New Housing Rebate application process? Never hesitate to reach out to our rebate experts. We respond in a timely manner and are passionate about educating homeowners and investment property owners on the matter.

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How The GST/HST New Housing Rebate Application Process Works

Finally, after all the hard work and dedication you’ve put towards building your new home, you can get a well-deserved cheque back. But we know what you’re thinking, how do you even apply to receive a GST/HST New Housing Rebate in the first place? This is where we come in. We’re Sproule + Associates and we have over 15 years of valuable experience helping Canadian homeowners put millions of dollars back in their pockets. Here’s how we do it:
Red-haired tax expert discussing HST rebate with young client
By filling out a digital consultation form with your name, phone number, email address, and the service you’re inquiring about, we can give you a call back promptly and let you know if you’re eligible to receive a GST/HST New Housing Rebate and the amount you can expect to get back. We never make promises, but we certainly do our best to ensure what you’ll receive is fair and just. If we don’t think we can assist you, we’ll let you know as to not lead you on. If you’re new to the process and have an array of questions, that’s fine with us! Ask away and we’ll help you understand why you may or may not be eligible, which receipts you require, and when you can expect your rebate.

Paperwork is always the thing clients dread when they learn they’re eligible to receive the GST/HST New Housing Rebate. But when you work with our rebate professionals, you don’t have to worry about the paperwork because we fill it out for you. We want to make this rebate experience as stress-free as possible for our clients, therefore, we handle the entire process with ease from the beginning to the end without any errors.

Close-up of HST rebate document
New homeowner applying for GST/HST rebate online
Sometimes homeowners get confused when it comes to sending in their application for the GST/HST New Housing Rebate. Since we handle the entire process for you, we know precisely where to send your application and have lots of experience handling any discussions with the CRA (Canada Revenue Agency). Once they receive and review your application, it typically takes anywhere from four to eight weeks to receive your tax rebate (unless selected for an audit).
You’ll receive mail from the Canada Revenue Agency with your cheque outlining the amount we discussed. All you have to do is cash it! You deserve it. And the best part about working with us? You don’t pay us until you get your money so there are no risks associated with contacting us or requesting a consultation appointment. There are absolutely no hidden costs when you work with us.
Professional tax expert handing cheque for HST rebate to homeowner

After The GST/HST Rebate Application Process

It’s always recommended to keep your original invoices and other documents that assisted you in the process for at least six years should the CRA ever ask to see them again.

How Long Will It Take To Receive My GST/HST New Housing Rebate?

Tax expert calculating HST rebate

Timing may vary per client but it could take anywhere from four to eight weeks on average unless the CRA has requested an audit from you. Whether you’ve built a new home, purchased a new investment property or undergone substantial home renovations, you have two years to apply from the date you closed on the property and/or you completed your renovation/new build project.