The Ontario Senior Homeowners' Property Tax Grant is a yearly grant provided to senior homeowners in the Province of Ontario to help seniors who have low incomes to moderate incomes, offset taxes on their property.
Depending on your adjusted family net income, you may receive up to $500 yearly.
To be eligible for this grant, a senior or their common-law partner or spouse, must, as of the last day of the previous year have:
To Get This Grant
Eligible seniors can apply for this grant while filing their personal income tax return. You may qualify for the grant even if you don't have any income to report.
How to file your Taxes for the grant
The grant amount depends on information in your income tax return and is paid 4-8 weeks after you get a notice of assessment from the CRA.
Payments can be received either by direct deposit or by cheque.
Complementary Grant Programs in Ontario
You may also qualify for another Ontario tax credits and benefits such as the Ontario Energy and Property Tax Credit.
End Date: Ongoing
To register for direct deposit:
For More Information visit: the Government of Canada website, or call the CRA at 1-800-959-8281