NS Property Tax Rebate for Seniors 2022
- Published: Monday, 18 July 2022 15:56
Apply for the Property Tax Rebate for Seniors to help with the cost of your municipal residential property taxes. The program provides eligible homeowners with a rebate of 50% of the municipal residential property taxes they paid for the 2021 tax year, up to a maximum of $800.
All of the amounts listed on your tax bill are eligible to be included in the rebate calculation, except amounts for commercial property, resource property (non-residential land or forest) and municipal exemption or rebate (example: the Town’s Low Income Tax Exemption).
To qualify for the rebate, you need to be 65 or older in 2022, pay your 2021 municipal residential property taxes in full, lived at the property as your primary residence in 2021, receive or are eligible to receive the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) or the Allowance from Service Canada.
If you are not already receiving the GIS or the Allowance, you can check with Service Canada to see if you’re eligible.
For full program details, please visit the Provincial site:
You require a Municipal Property Tax Sheet completed by the Town of Trenton prior to submitting your application. To have a form completed, please contact the Town Administration Office (120 Main Street) during public office hours: Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm.
All applications must be postmarked no later than December 31, 2022.