Debbie Howell

Sales Representative
10-350 Rutherford Rd South
Brampton, ONL6W 3M2
Office: 905-450-8300
Office Fax: 905-450-6736
Cell: 416-219-6531
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Debbie Howell

Debbie Howell Sales Representative

CENTURY 21 Millennium Inc., Brokerage*
10-350 Rutherford Rd South
Brampton, ONL6W 3M2
Office: 905-450-8300
Cell: 416-219-6531
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Home Buyer Tax Credit

The Government of Canada offers a non-refundable tax credit to help first-time buyers with some of their closing costs.  This Home Buyer Tax Credit (HBTC) will provide up to $750 in tax relief on the purchase of a first home.  The HBTC is calculated by multiplying the lowest personal income tax rate for the year (15 per cent in 2009) by $5,000.  For 2009, the credit will be $750. 

To qualify for the HBTC, an individual must purchase a qualifying home and neither the homebuyer or the homebuyer’s spouse or common-law partner can have owned and lived in another home in the year of purchase or any of the four preceding years.

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