Burlington. Finance Department

Site: Burlington City Hall

Service: Property Tax Reduction / Deferral

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-335-7750
Toll Free Phone 1-877-213-3609
Fax 905-335-7877
Website www.burlington.ca/en/services-for-you/property-taxes-and-assessment.asp
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/City-of-Burlington-Ontario/150936111608539
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Primary Contact Amy Moore, Coordinator of Tax Billing and Collections
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
Burlington City Hall
426 Brant St
Burlington, ON L7R 3Z6
 
View Google Map
Intersection Brant St and James St
Mailing Address c/o The Corporation of the City of Burlington, Finance Dept. 
PO Box 5080 
Burlington City Hall 
426 Brant St 
Burlington, ON L7R 4G4
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name Older Adults Property Tax Deferral Program ; Seniors Property Tax Reduction / Deferral
Agency Information
Legal Status (10) Local Government
Funding City / Town
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Tax Rebate / Reduction 
1. Low Income Seniors Property Tax Rebate 
* City of Burlington property tax rebate of $ 525 for eligible seniors (see "Eligibility" below)  
* application deadline December 31 each year  
Contact or see website for more information and application form 
 
 
Tax Deferrals 
Note: using a tax deferral will make homeowner ineligible for tax rebate, and may have impact on other tax credits 
 
1. Low-Income Seniors and Persons with Disabilities Property Tax Increase Deferral 
Defers increases in property taxes 
* for low income seniors and low income persons with disabilities (see "Eligibility" below) 
* a Region of Halton program, administered by the four local municipalities  
* allows eligible homeowners to defer property tax increases to keep payments at a constant level as long as the property is their principal residence  
* accumulated total of all deferred amounts is paid when property is sold or no longer the applicant's principal residence  
* a lien is registered against the property at the time of the first deferral, and applies to all future deferrals 
* application must be made annually, on or before 45 days after the mailing of the final property tax bill, which normally occurs in early June 
Contact or see website for more information and application form 
 
 
2. Older Adults Property Tax Deferral Program 
Defers the full amount of property taxes for older adults under a certain income 
* deferral is interest-free, but a lien is registered against the property  
For more details, see full record here
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Burlington
Eligibility For eligibility requirements for all programs, see City of Burlington website here
Application For information on all programs, see City of Burlington website here
Languages English
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories City/Town Finance Offices ; Property Tax Information ~ Older Adults ; Tax Forms

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