Applications for 2020 Elderly Tax Credit

9-Dec-2020

The deadline to apply for the Elderly Tax Credit is December 31, 2020.

To qualify for the Elderly Tax Credit the resident or spouse must meet the following criteria:

  • Be receiving the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) from the Federal Government. To verify if you receive the GIS, please 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 December 31, 2020.
  • 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 www.greatersudbury.ca/taxes or call 311.

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