Low Income Senior & Low Income Property Tax Assistance Program Applications

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Peterborough, ON - Applications are now available for the City of Peterborough Low Income Senior & 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 2021 interim tax bill.  Applicants who previously received more than a $400 credit will be grandfathered in at their higher credit amount. 

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 Disabled Person receiving benefits under the ODSP (Ontario Disability Support Program)

Applications are available on the City’s website at www.peterborough.ca/TaxAssistance.  Residents that received tax credits in 2020 will automatically receive a 2021 Property Tax Assistance application in the mail.

The deadline for submitting this application is February 12, 2021.

"We understand that some homeowners have difficulty making ends meet, especially seniors with low incomes," said Councillor Keith Riel, chair of the Seniors Portfolio. "The Low Income Senior & Low Income Property Tax Assistance Program provides much-needed support."

For further information refer to the City’s Property Tax Assistance Program on the City of Peterborough website 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 the undersigned:

Sharron Hayton, Customer Service Coordinator

City of Peterborough

705-742-7777 ext. 1868