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Deadline for property tax credit for seniors fast approaching

The 2022 Elderly Property Tax Assistance Credit deadline is Dec. 31, and is available to some senior citizens who own their own home
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The City of Greater Sudbury is reminding residents that the deadline to apply for the 2022 Elderly Property Tax Assistance Credit is Dec. 31.

The credit is available to some senior citizens who own their own home. To qualify, the resident or spouse must:

  • Be receiving the Guaranteed Income Supplement from the federal government. To verify if you receive the GIS, visit Service Canada at 19 Lisgar St. or phone 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

Taxpayers are required to apply for the rebate annually and it is issued in the form of a cheque.

For more information and to apply, residents can contact the city’s customer service line, 311, by phone or Live Web Chat (311.greatersudbury.ca), visit One-Stop Services on the main floor of Tom Davies Square, or visit any Citizen Service Centre.

For details on eligibility for tax rebates and credits, visit www.greatersudbury.ca/taxes or phone 311.