EcoRenov Program

EcoRenov tax credit

The EcoRenov program is a refundable tax credit intended for eco-friendly renovation work and is established by the Quebec government on a temporary basis.

The amount of the tax credit corresponds to 20% of the portion of an individual's eligible expenses that exceeds $2,500, up to a maximum tax credit of $10,000 per eligible dwelling.

The tax credit is intended for individuals who have a qualified contractor carry out eco-friendly renovation work on their principal place of residence or cottage under a contract entered into after October 7, 2013, and before November 1, 2014.

 
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ABOUT THE PROGRAM

Which expenses are eligible?
  • The cost of the permits necessary to execute the work, including the cost of studies done to obtain such permits.
  • The cost of movable property, acquired from the contractor or from a merchant with a registration number assigned under the Act respecting the Québec sales tax, that enters into the execution of the work (including the GST and the QST related thereto).
  • The cost of services supplied by the contractor to carry out the work (including the GST and the QST related thereto).

Does the installation of doors and windows is one of the recognized eco-friendly renovation work?
  • Yes, replacement or addition of doors, windows and skylights with ENERGY STAR qualified models for the climate zone where the dwelling is located, are part of the work recognized.

What kind of dwelling is eligible?
  • A dwelling located in Québec, whose construction was completed before January 1, 2013 and of which the individual is the owner (or co-owner).
  • A principal place of residence, either a house (detached, semi-detached or row), a pre-fabricated house or a mobile home permanently secured in place, an apartment in a divided co-ownership immovable (condominium) or a unit in a residential multiple-dwelling immovable.
  • A cottage habitable year round that is normally occupied by the individual.


This tax credit is managed by



Here are the useful links and references:
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Phone list:

For individuals and individuals in business
  • Quebec area : 418 659-6299
  • Montreal area: 514 864-6299
  • Elsewhere in Canada / United States: 1 800 267-6299 (toll-free)

This financial assistance can even be added to the one offered under the Rénoclimat program administered by the Ministère des Ressources naturelles.


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