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You are eligible for the seniors/disabled tax deferral program if you or your spouse meet all of the following qualifications:
This program is intended to provide relief to registered charities occupying commercial or industrial property. A portion of the registered charity's annual tax liability may be refunded if all eligibility criteria are met. A registered charity is defined by subsection 248(l) of the Income Tax Act (Canada) and has a registration number issued by the Department of National Revenue.
Property owners of vacant commercial and industrial buildings may apply for a property tax rebate under certain specifications set out in Section 364 of The Municipal Act and Ontario Regulation 325/01, amended to O.Reg. 210/05
To be eligible for a rebate, the building or section of building must have been vacant and unused for at least 90 days and the following conditions are met:
A suite(s) or unit(s) within a commercial building has been vacant for at least 90 consecutive days and is
A portion of an industrial building has been vacant for at least 90 consecutive days and is
No rebate applications will be considered for properties:
Owners of qualifying properties may submit a maximum of two applications per property per year. Specifically, they may submit either:
To apply for a rebate, please complete the Application for Vacancy Rebate Form and include all application requirements as noted in the eligibility criteria enclosed with the application.