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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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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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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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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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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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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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Best sources of real estate information for Toronto, Ontario, Canada?

When I want info about stocks/funds/bonds, I can turn to many sources of information. But, for real estate investments, what is the most reliable source of information? e.g. Prices, whether to rent ...
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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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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?
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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: 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: 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: 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: 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 ...