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Determining CMHC insurance premium

Is the calculation based on purchase price with HST or without HST? For example, the property is being purchased from the builder and the stated purchase price includes HST. If the posted price is ...
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Is there any way to split income between the partnering corporations, legitimately, so the HST charged matches what is charged to the customer?

I have an unusual case I was hoping someone could shed some light on. I have an Ontario based Corporation which sells a piece of software and some computer based services. The buyers are from various ...
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Where to find Amazon Canada's GST/HST Number? Wasn't on invoice emailed to me

I have a small business registered to collect GST/HST. I purchased a product from Amazon.ca, and they charged me HST. However, the invoice they emailed me did not contain the HST/GST, or Business ...
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149 views

Self employed as IT consultant and as massage therapist: Do I need 2 HST numbers?

I am self employed as an IT consultant and now also as a registered massage therapist. My combined earnings are over $30K annually. Do I need to get a 2nd HST number for the massage therapy income? ...
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What income bracket(s) are eligible for the GST/HST credit in Ontario?

As per the information on CRA website, the eligibility for GST/HST credit is met if any one of the below are true: You are 19 years of age or older before the month in which we make a ...
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As an independent contractor, should I always charge the client the GST/HST?

As an independent contractor, does my hourly rate determine if I should charge GST/HST to the client? Or should I charge it always?
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128 views

Should insurance pay me tax (hst) on top of the quote for home repairs?

I'm in the middle of an insurance claim for a flood at my house. Insurance gave us a quote for the repairs but we do not want to use their contractors because we have heard negative stories about ...
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446 views

Do I need to collect GST/PST for providing software services to companies outside of Canada?

I have a corporation registered in BC, Canada. I provide custom software development services to companies outside of Canada. Do I need to collect GST/PST ?
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HST vacant lot severed from a farm for sale, zoned residential but still has crop on it

I am considering selling a piece of land that was severed as a residential lot from our family farm. The crop has been planted on it, even though it was legally severed as residential. If I sell ...
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HST for a new home in Ontario, a first time home buyer

I am planning to buy a new home for 830,000, what is the HST calculation? Can HST be paid together with the mortgage? Thanks.
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Ontario new home/condo HST rebate: What is the price without HST if the price is $400,000 including HST?

What is the actual purchase price of a new condo without HST, if price is $400,000 including HST? The condo is in Mississauga, Ontario and the buyer is not a first time home buyer.
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HST rebate when buying a vacant piece of land / lot and building one's own new home on it?

I am looking at buying a vacant piece of land from a developer and building a house on it. I realize I must pay HST on the purchase of the land. If I act as the contractor/builder of my new home, ...
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Ontario HST Rebate: What was the mailing date of the June, 2011 HST rebate cheque?

What was the date that the June, 2011 HST rebate cheques were mailed? I have my bank statement that covers up to June 17th and the HST cheque was not deposited by that time.
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Ontario HST Rebate: Filed taxes, but haven't received HST payment for December 2010?

I have still not received my HST refund payment for December 2010. When can I expect to receive my refund? I filed my taxes and have just paid my balance of taxes owing, but still have not received ...
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2answers
186 views

Ontario HST rebate: I am now 18. Do I get the last rebate cheque?

I turned 18 in September 2010. I filed my income tax for 2010. Will I receive an HST rebate cheque for June 2011? How much could I expect?
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143 views

Ontario HST rebate: Would my child's dependent status change when he/she turns 18?

My daughter turned 18 in January 2011. She is still in school and still living at home. I am a single parent. Is she considered a dependent for the family rebate or would we each be classified for the ...
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610 views

How is the adjusted family net income calculated for the Ontario Sales Tax Transition Benefit (OSTTB)? What is included in that adjustment?

How is the adjusted family net income calculated for the Ontario Sales Tax Transition Benefit (OSTTB)? What is included in that adjustment?
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468 views

Self-employed: Is the HST portion of my invoice to be included in my taxable income?

I am self-employed and charge and receive HST. I file an HST return so any monies are returned to the government. Is the HST portion of my invoice to be included in my taxable income?
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Ontario HST rebate: When in December 2010 will we receive our HST cheque?

Does anybody know when in December 2010 we will be receiving our HST cheques?
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306 views

What is CAN PRO?

I have had several deposits into my bank account over the past year from this ($125.??) I am sure it is federal and provincial and some kind of credit. But for what?
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529 views

We received the first HST payment but we got a notice of an error. Will we still get our next HST payment?

We received the first HST payment. However, something was wrong on our taxes. We got a notice a week or so ago saying that we now owe, because our rent receipts -- that we handed in -- got lost. ...
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Ontario HST: How to calculate new homebuyer's HST housing rebate?

I'm buying a home from a develpoer, and I qualify for the first time homebuyer rebate. I'm wondering how Ontario's HST rebate for first time homebuyers is calculated. The paragraph below is taken ...
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Is the GST credit any higher than usual starting July 2010?

I've heard through the grapevine that starting July 2010 GST credit cheques will be higher than usual because of this new HST? Does anyone have a confirmed answer to this? Thank you.
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Ontario HST rebate: I live in Quebec. Are the rebate cheques for Ontario residents only?

HST cheques are for Ontario residents only? Thought it was Canada. I live in Quebec. So we don't receive a cheque? But will have to pay the HST on all items purchased?
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Ontario HST rebate: My husband is moving to Canada and does not yet file Canadian taxes. Will we still qualify for the HST rebate?

I was just married this past October, but my husband is from the US and would obviously not have filed for income tax in Canada. As he is trying to immigrate here, I am currently the sole support for ...
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271 views

Ontario HST rebate: Do common-law couples qualify for the couples (family) rebate?

Do common-law couples qualify for the couples rebate?
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Ontario HST rebate: Newly married. Can I change to married status for HST rebate?

I recently was married in April 2010. I received my HST rebate of $100 as a single individual, and my husband didn't receive any. As a couple we would qualify for the $330. Can I change to the ...
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Ontario HST rebate: Canada Student Loan debt in default. Can they take my transition rebate?

I don't owe the Ontario government anything - not even student loans - but I do have a defaulted Canada Student Loan in default. Can they take my transition rebate?
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Is the HST going to affect college or university tuition fees? Can I pay early to avoid it?

I have been looking and can't find any info on whether HST is applied to college / university tuition. If so, can I pay by the end of June to avoid it?
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Ontario HST rebate: Do you still get the HST cheque if only one spouse has filed their taxes?

What happens if one spouse has filed their taxes and the other has not? Do you still get the family HST rebate cheque?
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1answer
2k views

Ontario HST rebate: Is eligibility based on gross or net income?

Is the HST rebate eligibility - of up to $166,000 combined income per couple - based on gross income or net income?
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Ontario HST rebate: How does it work for a single parent with joint custody?

I'm a single father with joint custody of my son... Just wondering what rebate I will get? ... the $100 or $300...?
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Ontario HST rebate: Does a single parent of an 18 year old qualify for the maximum payment?

As a single parent of an 18 year old, am I still considered a single parent?
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Ontario HST rebate: Do widowers fit into the “Couples” category, i.e. $1000?

There are 2 categories for the HST tax credit, that determines the dollar credit ie. $300 or $1000. The categories are 1) A single person with no child or 2) Couples or Single Parents. Would a ...
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Ontario HST rebate: Does each person in the same home get the HST rebate if they file their own taxes?

Does each person in the same home get the HST rebate if they file their own taxes?
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Ontario HST rebate: Is there such a thing as $500 HST transition cheques, or is it $335?

Some friends have mentioned getting a $500 government rebate mailed to them... Is it possible that an amount of $500 be payable for the HST transition, or could this be for something else? It seems ...
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At what top income is the HST rebate set at 0?

It appears that if a household has a total income greater than $166K (I wish), there is no rebate at all. Is this a correct interpretation?
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I am married and currently being sponsored. I have a taxation number when filing taxes. How much HST rebate will my family receive?

I am married and currently being sponsored. I have a taxation number when filing taxes. How much HST rebate will my family receive?
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Ontario HST rebate: Would I be receiving a cheque if I owe Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)?

Would I be receiving a cheque if I owe Canada Revenue Agency?
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Ontario HST rebate: I'm a single individual now, but I'm expecting in July. Would I receive the family rebate amounts later?

I am a single individual now, so I'd be receiving $100 in June. But, I'm expecting in July (will be a single mother.) Will a change in the rebate amount come for December and so on? Would I be ...
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521 views

Ontario HST rebate: Would a single mom of 6 children get more of a rebate?

Does the calculation for the Ontario HST take into account factors such as dependents? Would a single mom of 6 children get more of a rebate?
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Are the HST rebates only paid for the first year, or will they be issued every year?

Will the HST rebates be paid each year after 2010 as well, or is this a one time thing?
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1answer
2k views

Ontario Sales Tax Transition Benefit: Can you still get first cheque even if 2009 taxes are filed later?

If a person hasn't filed his or her tax return for 2009 before the cheques are mailed out in June 2010, will they still receive the payment after they file the return, or are they out of luck?
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1answer
3k views

Will the Ontario HST rebates be direct deposited, or mailed, or both in June 2010 and 2011?

Will the Ontario HST rebates be direct deposited, or mailed, or both in June 2010 and 2011?
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91 views

What address do I use to register for information on the GST & HST?

What address do I use to register for information on the GST & HST?
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1answer
119 views

When does the HST impact pre-purchased services in Ontario? [Canada]

Some services will be impacted earlier than July 1, 2010. What services are impacted and what date does the full 13% get charged?
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993 views

Ontario HST rebate: When would I qualify?

I turned 18 in January 2010 and I filed a 2009 income tax return. When will I qualify to receive the rebate?
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1answer
923 views

How will Ontario's HST apply to books / textbooks, which were PST exempt before?

Students (university/college) have been hit hard enough recently with tuition hikes. How will this latest cost increase affect the cost of education materials?
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How does Ontario's new HST affect a condominium purchase?

I'm wondering what the rules are regarding HST and a purchase of a condominium. When buying a new construction condominium, would I need to pay HST? What about for existing (re-sale) condo's? ...