The federal government has announced they are removing the Goods and Services Tax/Harmonized Sales Tax (GST/HST) on all new qualifying rental housing constructions to help with the rising cost of living. This is effective September 14, 2023, subject to the passage of the related legislation.
The removal will be by way of an enhanced GST/HST Rental Rebate, available on new ...
A recent decision of the Tax Court of Canada will be of interest to those who hold rental property for the long term and who incur expenses related to the zoning of that property. The Tax Court found that such expenses were deductible for tax purposes, and were not required to be capitalized to the cost of the property.
The Income Tax Act (“Act”) distinguishes ...
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