Bolton Regional Councillor Good to Know

Property Tax Assistance for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities


The Town offers a $450 tax rebate on annual property taxes for low income seniors and low income persons with disabilities who own and occupy their own home. The rebate is applied to your property tax account to offset property taxes.

Seniors must receive the Guaranteed Income Supplement, own and live on the property for which they are applying, and must not claim for other properties that year. In addition to the residency requirements noted above, persons with disabilities must be in receipt of the Income Supplement under the Ontario Disability Support Program Act (ODSPA).

How to Apply:

You must apply for this program before April 30th of the year being applied for.

Complete, print and mail the Application Form or request a form by calling 905.584.2272 x. 4216.

To qualify the property owner or spouse of the owner must:

For Seniors:

Be 65 years of age or more by April 30, 2013, which is the last day for filing applications for the year 2013;
AND Be in receipt of the monthly guaranteed income supplement as provided under Part II of the Old Age Security Act (Canada);
AND Be continuously assessed as the owner and reside on residential real property within the Town of Caledon for a period of not less than 5 years immediately preceding April 30 of the taxation year.
For Persons with Disabilities:

Be in receipt of benefits under the Ontario Disability Support Program Act (ODSPA);
AND, Be continuously assessed as the owner and reside on residential real property within the Town of Caledon for a period of not less than 5 years immediately preceding April 30 of the taxation year.
This residential property tax rebate, where allowed, will be an outright grant made by the Town and will not entail repayment of any kind.

The Application Form is also available at the Corporate Services Department at Town Hall, 6311 Old Church Road, Caledon, Ontario, L7C 1J6. For further information or assistance, please call 905.584.2272 x. 4216.

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Patti Foley

Having spent 25 years in Bolton, Patti remains an advocate for Caledon. As a former Regional Councillor and a long-time community volunteer she is passionate about communicating information about its issues, news, events, people, non-profits and businesses.

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