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WHAT IS THE HOME BUYERS’ PLAN?

FINANCING TORONTO & MISSISSAUGA – REAL ESTATE

 

The Home Buyers’ Plan is a scheme that enables you to pull out an amount till $20,000 as of your Registered Retirement savings plans (RRSPs’) to purchase or build up a qualifying home if you’re looking to buy home in Mississauga, Toronto or any where in Canada.

With this program, you can withdraw* a single or a sequence of withdrawals annually, given the total isn’t more than $20,000.

Each person who qualifies, whether they are your spouse*, relatives or any other individual, all of them will be able to withdraw up to $20,000.

PLEASE NOTE:You will not be able to subtract the payment made from the taxes, if a contribution is made to an RRSP in the duration of 89-day period just before the withdrawal from RRSP.

RRSP WITHDRAWALS ARE NOT CONSIDERED AS PROFITS

As maintained by Home Buyers’ Plan, eligible withdrawals as income are not involved in the income tax return. The RRSP issuer will not hold back taxes on these amounts.

IF CASE IF ABOVE $20,000 ARE WITHDRAWN

Then you must incorporate the surplus amount as profits on tax return for the receiving year.

THE MISSISSAUGA / TORONTO FINANCING DEADLINE

Usually, the applicants in the Home Buyers’ Plan must purchase or construct the qualifying home ahead of October 1st of the year following the year of withdrawal. The home should be ready for living if constructed before the last date.

WHAT IF THE OCTOBER DEADLINE HAS PASSED?

Then you have 2 options:

  1. Terminate your participation in the Home Buyers’ Plan and give back the amount to RRSP.OR
  2. Purchase or build a different home, i.e. replacement property before October 1 of the year next to the year of withdrawal.

YOU MUST REPAY WITHIN

You must pay back all withdrawals to your RRSPs. Usually, you will have to reimburse an amount to your RRSPs annually (within a period of no more than 15 years) until you have paid back the entire withdrawn amount. If no amount is repaid in a year, the amount will be included as income on tax return for that year.

* Contact us for details.

 

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