Ontario. Ministry of Finance - Northern Ontario

Site: Thunder Bay - Provincial Land Tax Office

Service: Provincial Land Tax Deferral Program for Low-Income Seniors and Low-Income Persons with Disabilities

Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides a partial deferral on provincial land tax and education tax for low-income seniors and low-income persons with disabilities which is applied to the tax increase in the current year (not to any outstanding taxes) 
  • Provincial land tax is a property tax on land located in non-municipal areas which helps to support the local share of a number of services in these areas
Hours Hours not specified
Areas Served Ontario
  • Low-income seniors 65 years of age or older or low-income persons with disabilities who owned a residential/farm property that was used as their principal residence for at least one year preceding the application 
  • If property is jointly held or co-owned with another person who is not their spouse, both people must qualify to receive the tax deferral
  • Download, complete and sign the application which can be downloaded here  
  • Mail or drop off the application in person 
  • The deadline for submitting applications is February 28 of the year following the taxation year to which the application relates
  • Low-income Seniors must provide proof of age and receipt of an increment paid under the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) 
  • Low-income Persons with Disabilities must provide proof of receipt of assistance paid under the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) Act
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 1-866-400-2122
TTY Phone 1-888-321-6774
Website www.fin.gov.on.ca/en/refund/plt/seniors.html
Site Location City Hall
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 500 Donald St E
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 5V3
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Intersection Donald St E and May St N
Mailing Address c/o Ministry of Finance - Provincial Land Tax 
PO Box 58 
Thunder Bay, ON P7C 0A5
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Funding Provincial