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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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? ...
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Ontario harmonized sales tax (HST) transition benefit rebate cheques / OSTTB: Who, when, how much?

As part of introducing the HST this July 1st, 2010, the government of Ontario promised to issue special HST rebates to people meeting certain criteria, in order to ease the transition to the new tax. ...
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My Ontario small business collects only PST (beneath GST threshold). How will HST affect me?

I own a small business in Ontario and make less than $30,000 per year. I only charge the PST Will I be affected by the new HST and if so, how ? ==================== Also: If the PST is going ...
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Ontario gas prices & HST: What will happen to prices at the pump on July 1, 2010?

When the HST comes into effect on July 1, 2010 will gas prices at the pump be affected immediately?
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What will happen to quarterly GST cheques when HST starts in Ontario?

The Federal government gives GST cheques to those who have qualifying incomes. What will happen in Ontario when the taxes merge?
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When does Ontario's HST come into effect?

When does the HST become effective? Will all businesses start charging HST right away, and will it replace the 5% GST with a straight 13% tax for all services?