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Tax Rebate and Incentive Programs

Changes to your Property

If there have been any major changes to your property such as a structure demolition or a fire, you may be entitled to a reduction in your taxes. 

357/358 Application Form 

Farm Property Class Tax Rebate Program 

Working farms may be eligible for a municipal property tax reduction under this program, please contact the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) at 1-888-466-2372. 

Conservation Land Tax Incentive Program

Swamp or wetland properties may be eligible for a property tax reduction under this program, please contact the Ministry of Natural Resources at 1-800-268-8959. 

Managed Forest Incentive Program

Forested properties may be eligible for a property tax reduction, please contact the Ministry of Natural Resources at 1-855-866-3847. 

Vacancy Rebate Program 

The Town maintains a Vacancy Rebate Program to handle taxation of vacant business properties. The onus is on the property owner to initiate the application for vacancy rebate and to provide the Town with proof supporting the period of vacancy. 

Application for Rebate of Property Taxes

Registered Charity Rebate Program

Registered charities in commercial or industrial properties may be eligible for a property tax rebate.   

Registered Charity Application for Property Tax Rebate
Landlord/Property Owner Declaration 

Please submit and return to the Municipal office by February 28. 

Seniors, Low-Income Seniors & Low-Income Disabled Persons Tax Deferral Program

The Town of East Gwillimbury offers a Seniors, Low-income Seniors, and Low-income Disabled Homeowners deferral program. This program allows for qualifying homeowners to defer the increase of their taxes from one year to the next, interest free until the time in which the home is sold or change of title occurs. All deferral monies must be repaid to the Town of East Gwillimbury at that time.

Seniors Tax Deferral Application 

The Town also has a similar deferral option for water/wastewater. Please contact us for more information at (905) 478-4282.