Senior Citizens Tax Reduction

Senior Citizens Tax Reduction

A property tax reduction is available to Senior Citizens who meet the following criteria:

a: Aged 65 years of age or older and in receipt of the Guaranteed Income Supplement or between the ages of 60 
    and 64, and in receipt of the Allowance for the Survivor provided under the Old Age Security Act.
b: Registered owner and principal residence of owner
 

Residents who meet these criteria must make annual application for the reduction. All applications must include a letter of confirmation from the Government of Canada that the applicant is in receipt of the Guaranteed Income Supplement or the Allowance for the Survivor. Letters can be requested by calling the Service Canada Toll Free number 1-800-277-9914.

If you would like further information concerning the Senior Citizens Tax Reduction, please contact Revenue Accounting Division 709-576-8251.