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Rénovert tax credit program applies to Abe Cohen Plumbing Eco-Friendly Heating Renovation Work

You can claim the RénoVert tax credit only for the 2016 and 2017 taxation years, and you must do so when you file your income tax return.

This refundable tax credit has been introduced on a temporary basis to encourage individuals to invest in recognized eco-friendly home renovation work that has a positive environmental impact or improves their dwelling's energy efficiency.  

You can claim the credit if you have recognized eco-friendly home renovation work done to a dwelling you own or co-own that is your principal residence or a winterized cottage that you normally occupy. The initial construction of the dwelling must have been completed before January 1, 2016, and the dwelling must be one of the following:

The renovation work must have been done by a qualified contractor (This link will open a new window) under a contract entered into after March 17, 2016, and before April 1, 2017. 

The amount of the tax credit you can claim in respect of an eligible dwelling (This link will open a new window) corresponds to 20% of the portion of your eligible expenses paid after March 17, 2016, and before October 1, 2017, that exceeds $2,500, up to a maximum tax credit of $10,000.


For more information on the types of renovation work that qualify for the tax credit, see the list of recognized renovation work.