Bolton Regional Councillor Good to Know

Tax Assistance for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities


2013 Tax Assistance Program for Low Income Seniors and Persons with Disabilities

To provide financial assistance to low-income elderly homeowners, and low-income persons with disabilities, Town of Caledon By-Law 2010-028, as amended by By-Law 2011-023 allows for a residential property tax credit of $450 subject to the following conditions.

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

FOR SENIORS:
1. Be 65 years of age or older by April 30, 2013; and
2. Be in receipt of the monthly guaranteed income supplement as provided under the Old Age Security Act (Canada); and
3. Be continuously assessed as the owner and reside on residential real property within the Town of Caledon for a period of not less than five years immediately preceding April 30, 2013.

FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES:
1. Be in receipt of benefits under the Ontario Disability Support Program Act (ODSPA): and
2. Be continuously assessed as the owner and reside on residential real property within the Town of Caledon for a period of not less than five years immediately preceding April 30, 2013.

This residential property tax rebate, where allowed, will be an outright grant made by the Town and will not entail repayment of any kind. Application forms may be obtained from the Corporate Services Department at Town Hall, or by calling 905.584.2272 x.4216, or by visiting the Town’s website at:
www.caledon.ca/en/townhall/property-tax-assistance.asp

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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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