Rebates and Assistance

Low-income seniors and/or low-income persons with disabilities property tax deferral program

To be eligible for this program property owners must be 65 years of age or older, or have a disability and receive government disability payments. The annual maximum deferral amount is the difference between the total annual taxes for the year of application and the total annual tax of the preceding year.

The combined annual household income of the property for which the deferral applies cannot have exceeded $41,300 in 2012. Deferred taxes are registered as a lien on the property and are repayable upon the sale of the property.

To apply, please submit a completed application (pdf, 48 kB) with supporting documentation on or before the 45th day after the mailing of the final tax bill. 

Other restrictions may apply to this program. For more information, please contact the Oakville Tax Office at 905-338-4222 or finance@oakville.ca.

Senior’s tax reduction program

A tax reduction of $500 per year is available to property owners 65 years of age or older whose combined household income of all persons residing in their property is less than $26,595 in 2012. To be eligible, no other parties other than the owner(s) and/or spouse can reside on the property, and the property must be a personal residence.  

To apply, please submit a completed application (pdf, 55 kB) accompanied by a 2012 Notice of Assessment from the Canada Revenue Agency by November 30 of the year in which you are applying. 

Other restrictions may apply to this program. For more information, please contact the Oakville Tax Office at 905-338-4222 or finance@oakville.ca.

Registered charity tax rebate

The town administers an annual tax rebate program for registered charitable organizations that rent space in commercial, industrial or multi-tenanted properties in Oakville. To apply, please submit a completed application (pdf, 24 kB) by February 28 of the year following the taxation year for which the rebate would apply.

For more information, please contact the Oakville Tax Office at 905-338-4222 or finance@oakville.ca.

Commercial property tax rebate

The town provides an annual vacancy rebate program for properties assessed in the commercial and industrial tax classes. To apply, please submit a completed application for commercial and industrial vacancy rebate of property taxes (pdf, 59 kB) by February 28 of the year following the taxation year for which the rebate would apply.

For more information, please contact the Oakville Tax Office at 905-338-4222 or finance@oakville.ca 

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