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City now accepting applications for 2019 Elderly Tax Credit

Deadline to apply is Dec. 31
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If you or someone you know wants to take advantage of the 2019 Elderly Tax Credit, applications are being accepted until Dec. 31.

To qualify, a resident must meet the following criteria:

  • Be receiving the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) from the Federal Government. To verify if you receive the GIS, visit Service Canada at 19 Lisgar St. (Federal building) or call 1-800-277-9914.
  • Be a resident of the City of Greater Sudbury. 
  • Be at least 65 years of age by Dec. 31.
  • Be assessed as the owner of residential property for the entire current year. 
  • Occupy a single family dwelling unit in the City of Greater Sudbury on which municipal taxes are paid.
  • The rebate is issued to qualified taxpayers in the form of a cheque. Taxpayers are required to apply for this rebate annually.

For details on eligibility for tax rebates and credits, visit or phone 311.