Property Tax Rebate

Low Income Tax Exemption

The Municipality of Barrington provides a property tax exemption for low income earners who are residents of the Municipality.

Applications for the 2021/22 taxation year must be filed at the Municipal Office not later than September 30, 2021

In order to qualify for an exemption, the Applicant’s income (Line 150 of their Notice of Assessment from Revenue Canada Agency) and total income of ALL persons residing in the household (excluding War Veterans Allowance) for 2019 must be:

  • less than $21,000 - grant exemption $400
  • more than $21,000.01 but less than $25,000.00 - grant exemption $300
  • more than $25,000.01 but less than $30,000.00 - grant exemption $200

Applicants must provide a copy of their 2019 Notice of Assessment from Revenue Canada as well as copies of the Notices of Assessment from Revenue Canada from all persons residing in the household. 

The property owner’s previous year’s rates and taxes must be paid in full at the time of their application. 

The exemption shall only be available for property owners where the property is their primary residence occupied by him/her. 

For more information or affidavit forms, please contact the Municipal Office at 637-2015.

For more information, our policy is available here: Low Income Property Tax Exemption Policy.

To apply, please fill out this application form: pdf Low Income Property Tax Form (220 KB) .

For any questions, please visit the Municipal Office at 2447 Highway 3 in Barrington or phone 902-637-2015 during normal business hours. 

 

Property Tax Rebate for Seniors

The Property Tax Rebate for Seniors helps low-income seniors with the cost of municipal residential property taxes. Rebates are 50% of what was paid on last year’s property taxes, up to a maximum of $800.

Applications are accepted until December 31.

For more information on eligibility and the application process, go to Property Tax Rebate for Seniors.