Site: City Hall
Service: Corporate Services Department, Financial Services, Property Tax - Tax Assistance Programs
|Record #: KGN3850||Last Full Update: 20 Feb 2019|
|Alternate Name||City of Kingston ; Seniors Property Tax Grant Program ; Tax Deferral Program ; Tax Increase Deferral Program|
|Legal Name||The Corporation of the City of Kingston|
|Location & Accessibility|
|Site Location||City Hall|
|Located In Community||Kingston|
|Address & Map|
|Intersection||Ontario St and Brock St|
|Mailing Address||PO Box 640
Kingston, ON K7L 4X1
|Bus Route Notes||Kingston Transit Trip Planner|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Description and Services|
|Description (Service)||The following Property Tax Assistance programs are available for ratepayers who meet specific criteria.
Tax Deferral Program (up to 1000$):
This program is available to property owners receiving benefits under the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) or the Ontario Works (OW) Act, or seniors receiving a Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS). Deadline for applications is April 30, 2019.
Seniors Property Tax Grant Program (100$):
For senior citizens receiving the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) under Old Age Security Act. Deadline for applications is April 30, 2019.
Tax Increase Deferral Program:
This program is for tax related increases. Deadline for applications is April 30, 2019. The program is for eligible low-income disabled persons receiving the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) or low income disabled persons receiving assistance under the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) Act or the Family Benefits Act (FBA) of Ontario.
|Hours||Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm|
|Eligibility||Varies by program|
|Application||Printable versions of the forms are on the website * applications for these programs are also available at City Hall or by calling 613-546-0000|
|Service Categories||Property Tax Payment Assistance ~ Older Adults ; Property Tax Payment Assistance ~ Social Assistance Recipients|
|Office Phone||613-546-4291 ext 2015|
|Primary Contact||Tax Clerk|
|Funding||Regional / Municipal ; Provincial|