Halton. Finance Department
Service: Older Adults Property Tax Deferral Program
|Record #: OAK9133||Last Full Update: 08 Jun 2016|
|Office Phone||Mon-Sun 24 hours 905-825-6000 or dial 3-1-1|
|Toll Free Phone||1-866-442-5866 (1-866-4HALTON)|
|Located In Community||Oakville|
|Address & Map||
Halton Regional Centre
1151 Bronte Rd
Oakville, ON L6M 3L1
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|Intersection||Bronte Rd and QEW|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Description (Agency)||Finance Department for the Region of Halton.|
|Legal Status||(20) Regional Government|
|Funding||Regional / Municipal|
|Description and Service Details|
|Description (Service)||The program allows older adult homeowners in Halton with low incomes to defer their full property taxes for as long as they remain eligible.
This allows participants to focus their financial resources on their day-to-day needs, helping them to stay in their homes and improving their overall quality of life.
If you qualify, the deferral of your property taxes is interest-free.
|Hours||Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm|
|Areas Served||Halton Region|
|Eligibility||Ages: 65 year(s) and up
You are eligible to join the program if you meet the following criteria:
* are aged 65 or older
* own a home in Halton region (that must have been the principal residence of at least one of the registered owners for the last 4 years)
* together with the other registered owners of the property, you had a combined gross annual income (before tax) of less than $44,800
* you are not participating in any other property tax deferral or rebate programs offered by Halton Region or your town/city
* you have paid your property taxes from previous years in full
|Application||For complete application instructions visit Joining the Program.
To submit a completed application, send it or deliver it in person to your local municipality:
City of Burlington
PO Box 5080
426 Brant Street
Burlington, ON, L7R 4G4
Town of Halton Hills
1 Halton Hills Drive
Halton Hills, ON, L7G 5G2
Town of Milton
150 Mary Street
Milton, ON, L9T 6Z5
Town of Oakville
1225 Trafalgar Road
Oakville, ON, L6H 0H3
|Fees||A one-time, non-refundable application fee of $50 is required with the initial application.
Once the application is approved, a one-time, non-refundable administration fee of $200 is added to the value of the deferral to cover the costs of registering the lien and a title search.
Yearly renewal applications are free of charge.
|Categories and Classification|
|Service Categories||County/Regional Controller Offices ; Property Tax Information ~ Older Adults|