Low-income seniors will be able to afford to stay in their homes longer, thanks to the Property Tax Rebate for Seniors.
The program provides qualifying seniors up to eight hundred dollars in property tax rebates. Service Nova Scotia and Internal Services Minister, Patricia Arab says the rebate program is one of the many ways government is working to help seniors with their day-to-day
expenses. It helps low-income seniors stay in their homes and communities longer.
New this year, seniors who moved out of their home last year now qualify for the rebate, as long as they paid last year’s municipal taxes. The program is open now and it closes December 31st. Paper application forms can be downloaded from the Service Nova Scotia and Internal Services website or picked up from various locations across the province.
Applications are available at https://beta.novascotia.ca/apply-property-tax-rebate-property-tax-rebate-seniors . They can also be picked up at Access Nova Scotia, Department of Community Services and MLA offices as well as through senior groups. They are also available by calling 902-424-5200 or, toll-free 1-800-670-4357.