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.

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