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First-Time Homebuyers Tax Incentives!!
Dated: April 14 2023
As of April 2023, the federal government has announced a new Tax-Free First Home Savings Account (FHSA), which will be available to Canadians starting in 2024. This new savings account is designed to help Canadians save for a down payment on their first home, and contributions to the account will be tax-free.
The FHSA can be used in addition to other programs, such as the First-Time Home Buyer Incentive (FTHBI), the Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) Home Buyers' Plan, and the new tax incentives for first-time homebuyers in Ontario. The FTHBI provides shared equity loans to eligible first-time homebuyers, while the RRSP Home Buyers' Plan allows Canadians to withdraw up to $35,000 from their RRSP tax-free to put towards the purchase of their first home.
The new tax incentives for first-time homebuyers in Ontario provide a refund on up to 50% of the provincial land transfer tax (PLTT) for eligible homebuyers, while the doubling of the first-time homebuyers' tax credit to up to $1,500 is a federal program designed to make it a little easier to buy a home.
In light of the soaring home prices in Canada over the past year, these programs and incentives can be valuable tools for first-time homebuyers who are struggling to save up for a down payment. However, it's important to keep in mind that buying a home is a major financial decision, and it's important to make sure that you can afford the costs associated with homeownership. It's always a good idea to work with a financial advisor or mortgage professional to help you understand your options and make informed decisions about your finances.
Buying a home is the greatest milestone of your life and it cannot be accomplished without the guidance of a great Realtor. The key is to find one whom you can trust. Whether you are Buying or Selling....
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