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Old 06-27-2010, 02:35 AM   #1
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is it true we're getting $200 on the HST tax return this coming july 1st

i heard this from my buddy & im not sure if it's true or not
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Old 06-27-2010, 03:08 AM   #2
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think we already got this in the mail, i got 60 or 80 i cant remember though
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why would the government do that?

wasn't the whole point of the HST was to increase government spendings on artificial lakes?
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they probably did this so they can ease the ass kicking they are receiving from us!

question is, is this going to be for every tax credit for a 1 time deal?
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I hope we get some free money. Correct me if I'm wrong but before the new tax kicked in on gas like a couple few years ago didn't we also get a small check in the mail for that too?
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Only Ontario gets a HST rebate cheque, BC won't get one.

Supposedly low income family will get some money.. but I suspect it is a minority of users on RevScene.
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^ godwin is correct. Only ontario residents will receive a check. BC Gov't will use the transfer bribr from federal gov't on healthcare, paramedics and other similar stuff.
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i think the low income families are getting around a $230 rebate??

but nothing for the middle income.

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Hansen also noted low income families that make less than $25,000 per year will get rebates of $230 per family member per year. He also noted an $80 savings for every citizen thanks to an increase in the province's basic personal tax exemption.


Amanda Sung, a 25-year-old employee of S.U.C.C.E.S.S. questioned Hansen on the impact of the HST on the middle class. She said as a single person making $35,000 per year she would not be privy to any rebates and many of the things she buys will be more expensive now.


"I don't think he addressed too much on the impact on young working class [people]. I think he avoided those questions. When asked what the impact would be on the middle class his example was with someone making $80,000. I [think] that's not the middle class," Sung said after the forum concluded.



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So they are bribing us so we will accept the HST for the long haul. LOL
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Those who are eligible will get a GST/HST credit cheque. The next cheque will be on july 5.
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is this 230$ + the 88$ =310$ i get every quater or is 230$ total.
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It says we get $146.25 every quarter now instead of $88.25.
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it seems in canada the dirt poor and the filthy rich get all the benefits. The middle class are left to be ass raped by the government. soooo if you cant become filthy rich, just give up and become poor as fuk lol.
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it seems in canada the dirt poor and the filthy rich get all the benefits. The middle class are left to be ass raped by the government. soooo if you cant become filthy rich, just give up and become poor as fuk lol.

become dirt poor over the table

bawlling under it
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it seems in canada the dirt poor and the filthy rich get all the benefits. The middle class are left to be ass raped by the government. soooo if you cant become filthy rich, just give up and become poor as fuk lol.
The poor get breaks for obvious reasons.

The rich can afford accountants that find them the breaks, and investments which are tax-advantaged to encourage them to keep their money in Canada.

The middle class is too busy spending their money on granite counter tops, stainless appliances, iPads, BMWs, and overpriced Starbucks coffee. If they could only learn to save, they could afford the same tax-advantaged investments (albeit in smaller amounts) and be on the road to financial independence.
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Old 06-28-2010, 09:24 AM   #16
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The middle class is too busy spending their money on granite counter tops, stainless appliances, iPads, BMWs, and overpriced Starbucks coffee. If they could only learn to save, they could afford the same tax-advantaged investments (albeit in smaller amounts) and be on the road to financial independence.
Once you go granite, you don't go back. Stainless steel appliances are over-rated though as they're a pain to keep clean.

I prefer coffee from 49th Parallel roasters, thank you very much.

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Once you go granite, you don't go back. Stainless steel appliances are over-rated though as they're a pain to keep clean.

I prefer coffee from 49th Parallel roasters, thank you very much.

I guarantee you that people will go away from granite. It's a matter of time.

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become dirt poor over the table

bawlling under it
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I got mine today.

gst/hst credit $62.50
bc climate action tax credit $26.25
bc hst credit $57.50

total $146.25

time to fill up on beer
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i got my letter saying i wont get a cheque today. woot!
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OH SHIT lol i just went n grabbed my mail got the cheque.
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i got $146.26 in the mail...wooooot
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