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A Tax Credit Program For Roofing Work in Montreal

Roofing insulation or installation projects in sight? By doing business with Couvreurs de l’Est, you can now benefit from RénoVert’s tax credit of 20% for all roofing insulation projects and eco-friendly home renovations. This refundable credit is designed to encourage homeowners with their projects that have a positive environment and energy impact.

Claiming the Tax Credit

In order to claim the credit, you must have a recognized eco-friendly renovation work done to your principal residence, provided that its construction was completed before January 1st 2016.

Here are a few examples of principal residences :

  • Single-family detached house, semi-detached house or row house;

  • Permanently installed prefabricated house or mobile home;

  • Apartment in a condominium building;

  • Unit in a multiple-unit residential building;

  • Winterized cottage that you normally occupy.

This grant program recognizes the work done by a qualified contractor such as Couvreurs de l’Est. The agreement of eco-friendly home renovation projects must be signed after March 17 2016 and before April 1st 2017.

You can make a credit claim for the 2016 and 2017 taxation years when filing your income tax return.

The maximum amount of the tax credit is $10 000. This corresponds to 20% of the amount by which your eligible expenses paid in respect of the eligible dwelling exceeds $2 500. This amount must be paid after March 17 2016, and before January 1st 2017.

If you are co-owner of an eligible dwelling, you can split the tax credit amount with the other co-owners. However, the total amount claimed for the dwelling cannot exceed the maximum amount for an eligible dwelling; $10 000.

Recognized Roof Insulation and Installation Work

The experts at Couvreurs de l’Est will help you with all your roof installation and insulation projects in Montreal. We offer over 60 years of expertise in the roofing industry to ensure the best service and advice possible. Our works recognized by the RénoVert tax credit are:

  • Insulation of the roof, exterior walls, foundations and exposed floors;

  • Installation of a green or white roof.

For more information, see the full list of eco-friendly renovation works recognized by RénoVert.

RénoVert Tax Credit Application

To claim RénoVert tax credit, you must:

  • Enclose the form TP-1029.RV-V, RénoVert Tax Credit, with your income tax return for the year;

  • Have Couvreurs de l’Est complete and sign a Certificate of Compliance With Energy and Environmental Standards (form TP-1029.RV.A-V).


  • Eligible expenses for the 2016 tax year must have been paid after March 17, 2016 and before January 1, 2017;

  • Eligible expenses for the 2017 tax year must have been paid after December 31, 2016 and before October 1, 2017.

Do not hesitate to contact our experts by phone if you have any question, we will reply as soon as possible. We also invite you to visit RénoVert’s website for additional information.

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