Reimbursement for tax rebates issued by electric utilities: Your Energy Rebate Program
Apply to get reimbursed for the point-of-sale tax rebates you issued customers as an electric utility through the Your Energy Rebate Program.
Apply to get reimbursed for tax rebates you issued customers as an electric utility through the Your Energy Rebate Program.
Electric utilities can apply to get reimbursed for tax rebates they issued to customers through the Your Energy Rebate Program.
You need to submit your application within 24 months of the date you supplied the energy. You can submit an application up to 4 times a month. You need to keep your records for 6 years from the purchase date.
Submit your application by the 5th of each month to ensure you get the reimbursement before you have to submit your Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) payments to the federal government.
How to apply
- Apply online for the reimbursement.
- Submit your completed application.
How long it takes
It should take 1 to 3 days to get the reimbursement if you submit your application online. If you submit your application by mail or in person, it should take 3 weeks. It can take longer if more information is needed or if your application hasn’t been filled in correctly.
There is no cost to apply for reimbursement.
Before you start
Make sure you have:
- amount of energy supplied
- total sum of the rebates provided
- number of transactions with residential customers where the rebate was provided
When you apply online you need the user ID and password that was assigned to you when you registered for the Your Energy Rebate Program.
You can use the Bulk Vendor Application for Reimbursement - Electricity Form (PDF 151 kB) if you’re unable to apply online. Send your completed application by mail. Or drop it off at the Business Registration Unit.