New Harmonized Value-added Tax System Regulations, No. 2 (SOR/2010-151)

Regulations are current to 2019-08-15 and last amended on 2019-03-04. Previous Versions

PART 8.1Rebate for Printed Books

 Subsection 259.1(2) of the Act is modified to adapt that subsection to the new harmonized value-added tax system as follows:

  • (2) The Minister shall, subject to subsection (3), pay a rebate to a person that is, on the last day of a claim period of the person or of the person’s fiscal year that includes that claim period, a specified person equal to the amount of tax under section 165, 212, 212.1, 220.05, 220.06 or 220.07 that became payable in the claim period by the person in respect of the acquisition, importation or bringing into a participating province of specified property if

    • (a) in the case of a specified person described in paragraph (f) of the definition specified person in subsection (1), the person acquires, imports or brings in the specified property otherwise than for the purpose of supply by way of sale for consideration; and

    • (b) in any other case, the person acquires, imports or brings in the specified property otherwise than for the purpose of supply by way of sale.

  • SOR/2016-306, s. 3

PART 9Ontario and British Columbia Real Property Transitional Rules

DIVISION 1Interpretation

Marginal note:Definitions

  •  (1) The following definitions apply in this Part.

    qualifying date

    qualifying date for a province means

    • (a) in the case of Ontario, June 18, 2009; and

    • (b) in the case of British Columbia, November 18, 2009. (date déterminée)

    specified province

    specified province means Ontario or British Columbia. (province déterminée)

  • Marginal note:Related persons

    (2) For the purposes of this Part, an individual is deemed not to deal at arm’s length with an aunt, uncle, nephew or niece of the individual.

  • Marginal note:Group of persons

    (3) If a supply of a residential complex is made to two or more persons, or two or more persons construct or substantially renovate, or engage another person to construct or substantially renovate, a residential complex, the references in this Part to a person or an individual are to be read as references to all of those persons as a group, but only one of those persons may apply for a rebate under subsection 256.21(1) of the Act in respect of the complex, the amount of which is determined under this Part.

DIVISION 2Application

Marginal note:Application

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2) and to Division 3 and section 42 of the New Harmonized Value-added Tax System Regulations, subsection 165(2) of the Act and the provisions of Part IX of the Act (other than Divisions IX and X of that Part) relating to tax under that subsection apply to

    • (a) any supply of real property made in a specified province on or after July 1, 2010;

    • (b) any supply by way of sale of real property made in a specified province before July 1, 2010 if ownership and possession of that property are transferred to the recipient of the supply on or after July 1, 2010;

    • (c) any supply of real property made in a specified province before July 1, 2010 by way of lease, licence or similar arrangement if all of the consideration for the supply becomes due or is paid without having become due, or is deemed to have become due or to have been paid, on or after July 1, 2010 and is not deemed to have become due or to have been paid before that day; and

    • (d) any supply of real property made in a specified province before July 1, 2010 by way of lease, licence or similar arrangement if part of the consideration for the supply becomes due or is paid without having become due, or is deemed to have become due or to have been paid, on or after July 1, 2010.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (2) Subject to Division 3, tax under subsection 165(2) of the Act is not payable in respect of any part of the consideration for a supply referred to in paragraph (1)(d) that becomes due or is paid before July 1, 2010 and is not deemed to have become due or to have been paid on or after that day.

  • SOR/2013-44, s. 35

Marginal note:Agreement not indicating tax

 If

  • (a) a builder of a residential complex makes a taxable supply by way of sale of the complex in a specified province under an agreement of purchase and sale entered into after the qualifying date for the specified province and before July 1, 2010,

  • (b) tax under subsection 165(2) of the Act becomes payable in respect of the supply,

  • (c) the agreement does not indicate in writing

    • (i) the total tax payable in respect of the supply in a manner that clearly indicates the amount of that total and whether or not that amount takes into account any amount to be paid or credited in accordance with subsection 254(4) or 256.21(3) of the Act, and

    • (ii) the total of the rates at which tax is payable in respect of the supply, and

  • (d) the builder is required under section 221 of the Act to collect tax in respect of the supply,

the following rules apply:

  • (e) for the purposes of Part IX of the Act the consideration for the supply is deemed to be the amount determined by the formula

    (100%/A) × B

    where

    A
    is the total of 100% and the rate at which tax under subsection 165(2) of the Act is calculated in respect of the supply, and
    B
    is the consideration for the supply as otherwise determined under Part IX of the Act,
  • (f) for the purposes of Part IX of the Act, the builder is deemed to have collected, and the recipient is deemed to have paid, on the earlier of the day ownership of the complex is transferred to the recipient and the day possession of the complex is transferred to the recipient under the agreement, tax under subsection 165(2) of the Act calculated on the consideration for the supply, and

  • (g) for the purposes of Part IX of the Act, if the recipient is entitled to claim a rebate under subsection 254(2) of the Act in respect of the complex and the builder, in accordance with subsection 254(4) of the Act, pays to, or credits to or in favour of, the recipient the amount of the rebate under subsection 254(2) of the Act, the recipient is deemed to be entitled to claim a rebate in respect of the complex under subsection 256.21(1) of the Act, the amount of which is determined under subsection 41(2) or (3), and the builder is deemed to have credited in favour of the recipient the amount of that rebate in accordance with subsection 256.21(3) of the Act on the earlier of the day ownership of the complex is transferred to the recipient and the day possession of the complex is transferred to the recipient under the agreement.

DIVISION 3Transition

Marginal note:Transfer of single unit residential complex after June 2010

  •  (1) If

    • (a) a particular taxable supply by way of sale of a single unit residential complex (other than a floating home or a mobile home) is made in a specified province to an individual under an agreement, evidenced in writing, entered into between the supplier (in this section referred to as the “original vendor”) and the individual on or before the qualifying date for the specified province,

    • (b) neither ownership nor possession of the complex is transferred to the individual under the agreement before July 1, 2010, and

    • (c) possession of the complex is transferred to the individual under the agreement at any time on or after July 1, 2010,

    the following rules apply:

    • (d) no tax is payable under subsection 165(2) of the Act in respect of the particular supply,

    • (e) for the purposes of Part IX of the Act, if immediately after June 2010, the construction or last substantial renovation of the complex is less than 90% completed, the original vendor is deemed to have made another taxable supply in respect of the complex and to have collected, at the earlier of the time ownership of the complex is transferred to the individual and the time possession of the complex is transferred to the individual under the agreement, tax under Division II of Part IX of the Act in respect of the other supply equal to

      • (i) 2% of the consideration for the particular supply if the construction or last substantial renovation of the complex is, immediately after June 2010, less than 10% completed,

      • (ii) 1.5% of the consideration for the particular supply if the construction or last substantial renovation of the complex is, immediately after June 2010, 10% or more but less than 25% completed,

      • (iii) 1% of the consideration for the particular supply if the construction or last substantial renovation of the complex is, immediately after June 2010, 25% or more but less than 50% completed,

      • (iv) 0.5% of the consideration for the particular supply if the construction or last substantial renovation of the complex is, immediately after June 2010, 50% or more but less than 75% completed, and

      • (v) 0.2% of the consideration for the particular supply if the construction or last substantial renovation of the complex is, immediately after June 2010, 75% or more but less than 90% completed,

    • (f) for the purposes of paragraph (e), if the value of the consideration for the particular supply is less than the amount that would be the fair market value of the complex at the time the agreement is entered into if the construction of the complex or, in the case of a substantial renovation of the complex, the last substantial renovation of the complex, were substantially completed at that time, the consideration is deemed to be equal to that amount, and

    • (g) for the purposes of Division 4, the complex is deemed not to be a specified single unit residential complex.

  • Marginal note:Assignment of agreement

    (2) The rules in paragraphs (1)(d) to (g) apply in respect of an agreement described in paragraph (1)(a) in respect of a single unit residential complex (other than a floating home or a mobile home) if the following circumstances apply:

    • (a) the agreement is assigned to a particular individual;

    • (b) neither ownership nor possession of the complex is transferred to any individual under the agreement before July 1, 2010;

    • (c) possession of the complex is transferred to the particular individual under the agreement at any time on or after July 1, 2010; and

    • (d) the following conditions are met in respect of the assignment of the agreement to the particular individual and in respect of every other assignment of the agreement made prior to the assignment to the particular individual:

      • (i) a novation of the agreement has not occurred,

      • (ii) the original vendor of the complex and the individual who assigns the agreement deal with each other at arm’s length and are not associated with each other, and

      • (iii) neither the original vendor of the complex nor any person that does not deal at arm’s length with, or that is associated with, the original vendor acquires an interest in the complex.

    In applying those rules, the reference to the “individual” in paragraph (1)(e) is to be read as a reference to the “particular individual”.

  • Marginal note:First reseller

    (3) If an individual (in this section referred to as the “first reseller”) makes a taxable supply by way of sale (in this section referred to as the “first resale”) of a single unit residential complex (other than a floating home or a mobile home) to a particular individual under an agreement evidenced in writing and the first reseller is the recipient of a previous supply of the complex in respect of which no tax is payable under subsection 165(2) of the Act pursuant to subsection (1) or (2), no tax is payable under subsection 165(2) of the Act in respect of the first resale if the following conditions are satisfied:

    • (a) the first reseller acquires the complex primarily for the purpose of making a taxable supply by way of sale of the complex;

    • (b) possession of the complex is transferred to the first reseller after the construction or last substantial renovation of the complex is substantially completed;

    • (c) the original vendor of the complex and the first reseller deal with each other at arm’s length and are not associated with each other;

    • (d) either

      • (i) the first reseller is a builder of the complex that is described in paragraphs (b) and (d) of the definition builder in subsection 123(1) of the Act but not in paragraphs (a), (c) and (e) of that definition and all or substantially all of the construction of the complex, or all or substantially all of the last substantial renovation of the complex and any subsequent construction or renovation, as the case may be, that is completed at the earlier of the time ownership of the complex is transferred and the time possession of the complex is transferred by the first reseller to the particular individual has been completed by a person other than the first reseller, or

      • (ii) the first reseller is a builder of the complex that is described only in paragraph (d) of the definition builder in subsection 123(1) of the Act; and

    • (e) neither the original vendor of the complex nor any person that does not deal at arm’s length with, or that is associated with, the original vendor acquires an interest in the complex.

  • Marginal note:First reseller — disclosure

    (4) If a first reseller makes a first resale of a single unit residential complex (other than a floating home or a mobile home) to a particular individual and no tax is payable under subsection 165(2) of the Act in respect of the first resale pursuant to subsection (3), or no tax would have been payable under subsection 165(2) of the Act in respect of the first resale pursuant to subsection (3) if that subsection were read without reference to paragraph (3)(e), the first reseller shall indicate in writing to the particular individual

    • (a) the name of the original vendor of the complex; and

    • (b) that the first reseller was the recipient of a previous supply of the complex in respect of which no tax was payable under subsection 165(2) of the Act pursuant to subsection (1) or (2), as the case may be.

  • Marginal note:Input tax credit — first reseller

    (5) If an individual makes a particular taxable supply by way of sale of a single unit residential complex (other than a floating home or a mobile home) to a person under an agreement evidenced in writing, the individual is the recipient of a previous supply of the complex in respect of which no tax is payable under subsection 165(2) of the Act pursuant to subsection (1) or (2) and tax under subsection 165(2) of the Act is payable in respect of the particular supply, for the purposes of determining an input tax credit of the individual and for the purposes of section 54, the individual is deemed to have received another taxable supply in respect of the complex and to have paid, at the time possession of the complex is transferred to the person, tax in respect of the other supply equal to 2% of the consideration for the previous supply made to the individual by the original vendor of the complex.

  • Marginal note:Subsequent reseller

    (6) If an individual (in this section referred to as the “subsequent reseller”) makes a taxable supply by way of sale (in this section referred to as the “subsequent resale”) of a single unit residential complex (other than a floating home or a mobile home) to a particular individual under an agreement evidenced in writing and the subsequent reseller is the recipient of a previous supply of the complex in respect of which no tax is payable under subsection 165(2) of the Act pursuant to subsection (3) or this subsection, no tax is payable under subsection 165(2) of the Act in respect of the subsequent resale if the following conditions are satisfied:

    • (a) the subsequent reseller acquires the complex primarily for the purpose of making a taxable supply by way of sale of the complex;

    • (b) either

      • (i) the subsequent reseller is a builder of the complex that is described in paragraphs (b) and (d) of the definition builder in subsection 123(1) of the Act but not in paragraphs (a), (c) and (e) of that definition and all or substantially all of the construction of the complex, or all or substantially all of the last substantial renovation of the complex and any subsequent construction or renovation, as the case may be, that is completed at the earlier of the time ownership of the complex is transferred and the time possession of the complex is transferred by the subsequent reseller to the particular individual has been completed by a person other than the subsequent reseller, or

      • (ii) the subsequent reseller is a builder of the complex that is described only in paragraph (d) of the definition builder in subsection 123(1) of the Act; and

    • (c) neither the original vendor of the complex nor any person that does not deal at arm’s length with, or that is associated with, the original vendor acquires an interest in the complex.

  • Marginal note:Subsequent reseller — disclosure

    (7) If a subsequent reseller makes a subsequent resale of a single unit residential complex (other than a floating home or a mobile home) to a particular individual and no tax is payable under subsection 165(2) of the Act in respect of the subsequent resale pursuant to subsection (6), or no tax would have been payable under subsection 165(2) of the Act in respect of the subsequent resale pursuant to subsection (6) if that subsection were read without reference to paragraph (6)(c), the subsequent reseller shall indicate in writing to the particular individual

    • (a) the name of the original vendor of the complex; and

    • (b) that the subsequent reseller was the recipient of a previous supply of the complex in respect of which no tax was payable under subsection 165(2) of the Act pursuant to subsection (3) or (6), as the case may be.

  • Marginal note:Agreement not indicating tax

    (8) If

    • (a) a first reseller or a subsequent reseller of a single unit residential complex (other than a floating home or a mobile home) makes a taxable supply by way of sale of the complex in a specified province under an agreement of purchase and sale,

    • (b) tax under subsection 165(2) of the Act becomes payable in respect of the taxable supply,

    • (c) the agreement does not indicate in writing

      • (i) the total tax payable in respect of the supply in a manner that clearly indicates the amount of that total and whether or not that amount takes into account any amount to be paid or credited in accordance with subsection 254(4) or 256.21(3) of the Act, and

      • (ii) the total of the rates at which tax is payable in respect of the supply, and

    • (d) the first reseller or subsequent reseller, as the case may be, is required under section 221 of the Act to collect tax in respect of the supply,

    the following rules apply:

    • (e) for the purposes of Part IX of the Act the consideration for the supply is deemed to be the amount determined by the formula

      (100%/A) × B

      where

      A
      is the total of 100% and the rate at which tax under subsection 165(2) of the Act is calculated in respect of the supply, and
      B
      is the consideration for the supply as otherwise determined under Part IX of the Act,
    • (f) for the purposes of Part IX of the Act, the first reseller or subsequent reseller, as the case may be, is deemed to have collected, and the recipient is deemed to have paid, on the earlier of the day ownership of the complex is transferred to the recipient and the day possession of the complex is transferred to the recipient under the agreement, tax under subsection 165(2) of the Act calculated on the consideration for the supply, and

    • (g) for the purposes of Part IX of the Act, if the recipient is entitled to claim a rebate under subsection 254(2) of the Act in respect of the complex and the first reseller or subsequent reseller, as the case may be, pays to, or credits to or in favour of, the recipient the amount of the rebate under that subsection, the recipient is deemed to be entitled to claim a rebate in respect of the complex under subsection 256.21(1) of the Act, the amount of which is determined under subsection 41(2) or (3) and the first reseller or subsequent reseller, as the case may be, is deemed to have credited in favour of the recipient the amount of that rebate in accordance with subsection 256.21(3) of the Act on the earlier of the day ownership of the complex is transferred to the recipient and the day possession of the complex is transferred to the recipient under the agreement.

  • Marginal note:Self-assessment on acquisition of real property

    (9) If a particular individual is the recipient of a taxable supply by way of sale of a single unit residential complex (other than a floating home or a mobile home) from another person, tax under subsection 165(2) of the Act is payable in respect of the supply, no tax would have been payable under subsection 165(2) of the Act in respect of the supply if subsection (2) were read without reference to subparagraph (2)(d)(iii), subsection (3) were read without reference to paragraph (3)(e) or subsection (6) were read without reference to paragraph (6)(c), whichever is applicable in respect of the taxable supply, and the other person would, in the absence of this subsection, be required under section 221 of the Act to collect tax in respect of the supply, the following rules apply:

    • (a) despite section 221 of the Act, the other person is not required to collect tax under subsection 165(2) of the Act in respect of the supply;

    • (b) the particular individual shall,

      • (i) if the particular individual is a registrant and acquired the complex for use or supply primarily in the course of commercial activities of the particular individual, on or before the day on or before which the particular individual’s return for the reporting period in which the tax became payable is required to be filed, pay the tax payable under subsection 165(2) of the Act in respect of the supply to the Receiver General and report that tax in that return, and

      • (ii) in any other case, on or before the last day of the month following the calendar month in which the tax became payable, pay the tax payable under subsection 165(2) of the Act to the Receiver General and file with the Minister in prescribed manner a return in respect of the tax under subsection 165(2) of the Act in prescribed form containing prescribed information; and

    • (c) subsection (8) does not apply in respect of the supply.

    • (d) [Repealed, SOR/2011-56, s. 33]

  • SOR/2011-56, s. 33
  • SOR/2013-44, s. 36(F)
 
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