29. Grant for seniors to offset a municipal tax increase (Line 462)
You may be entitled to a grant to help offset an increase in the municipal taxes payable on your residence if you meet the following conditions:
- On December 31, 2020, you:
- were resident in Québec,
- were 65 or over, and
- had owned your residence for at least 15 consecutive years (including any time 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 2021. (If you co-owned the residence, the bill may have been issued in another co-owner's name.)
- Your family income for 2020 does not exceed the eligibility cap.
You must also meet at least one of the following two conditions:
- The potential grant (determined using the current assessment roll) is shown on either your 2021 municipal tax bill or the document entitled Amount of the Potential Grant to Offset a Municipal Tax Increase that was issued by your municipality.
- You or a co-owner of the residence received a grant in the last year covered by the previous assessment roll.
For the complete list of conditions, including the eligibility cap on family income, or to calculate the amount of the grant, complete form TP-1029.TM-V, Grant for Seniors to Offset a Municipal Tax Increase. Enclose the form with your return.