Low-Income Senior and Low-Income Property Tax Assistance Applications

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Peterborough, ON - Applications are now available for the City of Peterborough Low-Income Senior and Low-Income Property Tax Assistance Program.

Qualifying applicants will receive a $400 tax credit on their tax accounts, which will be applied to the February 2020 interim tax bill. Applicants who previously received more than a $400 credit will be grandfathered in at their higher credit amount. 

Applications are available online. Residents who received tax credits in 2019 will automatically receive a 2020 Property Tax Assistance application in the mail.

Applicants can apply under one of the following qualifications:

  1. Low-income senior aged 65 years or older
  2. Low-income senior aged 55-64 years of age
  3. Low-income person with a disability receiving benefits under Ontario Disability Support Program.

The application deadline is February 14, 2020.

For further information, please visit www.peterborough.ca/TaxAssistance or call the Tax Office at 705-742-7777 ext. 1865.

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For additional information members of the media are invited to contact:

Loren Drinkwalter, Revenue Administrator

City of Peterborough

705-742-7777 ext. 1804