Burlington. Finance Department

Site: Burlington

Service: Property Tax Rebate / Deferral

Record #: BTN4799
Last Full Update: 11 Oct 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-335-7750
Toll Free Phone 1-877-213-3609
Fax 905-335-7877
Website https://www.burlington.ca/en/property-taxes/rebates-and-deferrals.aspx
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Primary Contact Chris Schneider, Supervisor, Tax Billing and Collection; Email: christopher.schneider@burlington.ca

Agency Information

Funding City / Town

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Tax Rebate 
Low Income Seniors Property Tax Rebate

  • City of Burlington property tax rebate of $ 550 for eligible seniors (see "Eligibility" below)
  • application deadline December 31 each year  
  • contact tax section or see website for more information and application form

Tax Deferrals 
Note: using a tax deferral will make homeowner ineligible for tax rebate, and may have impact on other tax credits 
Low-Income Seniors and Persons with Disabilities Property Tax Increase Deferral

  • a Region of Halton program, administered by the four local municipalities, for low income seniors and low income persons with disabilities (see "Eligibility" below)
  • allows eligible homeowners to defer property tax increases to keep payments at a constant level as long as the property is their principal residence
  • accumulated total of all deferred amounts is paid when property is sold or no longer the applicant's principal residence
  • application must be made annually, on or before 45 days after the mailing of the final property tax bill, which normally occurs in early June
  • contact tax section or see website for more information and application form

Older Adults Property Tax Deferral Program

  • defers the full amount of property taxes for older adults under a certain income
  • deferral is interest-free
  • for more details, see full listing here

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Areas Served Burlington
Eligibility For eligibility requirements for all programs, see City of Burlington website

For information on all programs, see City of Burlington website

Languages English
Fees Fees applicable to Older Adults Property Tax Deferral Program * for more details, see full listing here

Site Information

Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
Burlington City Hall
426 Brant St
Burlington, ON L7R 3Z6
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Intersection Brant St and James St
Mailing Address c/o The Corporation of the City of Burlington, Finance Dept. 
PO Box 5080 
Burlington City Hall 
426 Brant St 
Burlington, ON L7R 4G4
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; City Hall is accessible to people who use personal mobility devices * assistive listening devices are available to use in Council Chambers * City of Burlington documents can be made available in alternative formats upon request * communication supports are available upon request * contact city@burlington.ca to request other accessibility related accommodation

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