HST Rebate Canada

FAQ

Home Construction Rebate

For Renovations & New Builds

The official program name is GST / HST New Housing Rebate.

The Home Construction Rebate is available to homeowners that either: i) built a new home in the past 2 years, ii) renovated over 90% of their home in the past 2 years, iii) built a home addition in the past 2 years.

The maximum available rebate for the Home Construction Rebate is $16,080, which is based on spending approximately $280,000 or more on the home construction. For projects less than this amount, the rebate that can be claimed is proportionate to the amount of HST spent on the project.

You’ll need to provide the construction invoices, as well as the building permit number.

The Home Construction Rebate is only applicable for principle residences.

Homes that are either rebuilt or substantially renovated through an insurance claim can still claim the rebate.

The Home Construction Rebate is an Ontario Government initiative that provides relief for homeowners on the HST spent on their home construction. It is not related to environmental or energy efficiency rebates.

Rental Rebate

For New Construction Condo Landlords

The official program name is GST / HST New Residential Rental Property Rebate.

The Rental Rebate is available to individuals and corporations that have purchased a brand new home or condo and are renting it out. In order to apply you must have a 1 year lease in place with a tenant.

The maximum available rebate for the Rental Rebate is $30,000, which is based on the purchase price of the home / condo.

You’ll need to provide: i) agreement of purchase and sale, ii) closing statement of adjustments, iii) copy of 1 year lease agreement.

The Rental Rebate is not applicable to cottage properties.

The GST / HST New Residential Rental Property Rebate is not applicable for resale condo units, it must be brand new construction.

General FAQ

Rebate applications are typically reviewed and approved between 8-12 weeks from the date of application submission.

Good news! The rebate is non-taxable.

We work strictly on contingency. We only get paid once our clients successfully receive their rebate.

Give us a call or send us an email and we will set up a time to discuss your eligibility and then provide the rebate amount you are entitled to. We will take care of the entire application process until you successfully receive your rebate!

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