Grant for Seniors to Offset a Municipal Tax Increase
This grant aims to offset an increase in the municipal taxes payable on their residences brought about by a significant increase in the value of their residence.
You may be entitled to the grant if you meet all of the conditions below.
- On December 31, 2016, you:
- were resident in Québec;
- were 65 or over;
- had owned your residence for at least 15 consecutive years (note that this period can include a period during which your spouse owned the residence before transferring ownership to you).
- Your residence is an entirely residential assessment unit consisting of only one dwelling, and it serves as your principal residence.
- You received (or were entitled to receive) a municipal tax bill in your name for the residence for 2017. If you co-owned the residence, the municipal tax bill may have been issued in another co-owner's name.
- Your family income for 2016 (the amount on line 275 of your income tax return plus, if you had a spouse on December 31, 2016, the amount on line 275 of his or her return) was $50,400 or less.
For more information about the grant, see the instructions for line 462 (point 29) of the guide to filing the income tax return (TP-1.G-V) or those given on form TP-1029.TM-V, Grant for Seniors to Offset a Municipal Tax Increase.