Registered Charity Rebate

Registered Charity Rebate 


What is the Registered Charity Rebate?

In accordance with Section 361 of the Municipal Act, the City of Timmins provides for a property tax rebate program for registered charities. This legislation obligates municipalities within the Province of Ontario to rebate certain registered charities 40% of the property taxes paid by them directly or through a lease.

Who is eligible?

To be eligible for a property tax rebate, the following conditions must be met:

  • The applying organization must be a "registered" charity under the Income Tax Act (Canada), and as such possess a valid Canada Customs & Revenue Agency BN/Registration Number;
  • The applying registered charity must own and occupy the commercial and/or industrial property for which the rebate is being sought; or be a tenant in a commercial or industrial property for which a rebate is being sought;
  • The applying registered charity must fulfill the application requirements and submit a fully completed application form;
  • An application for a taxation year must be made after January 1 of the year and no later than the last day of February of the following year;
  • The applying registered charity must agree to supply the municipality additional information as may be requested to substantiate the application;
  • Receipt for all taxes paid by the charity (tenant) to the owner/landlord for the year which the rebate is sought is mandatory in order to process the application.

Will the City send an application every year?

No. It is the responsibility of taxpayers to either go online or fill out the application or to pick up an application at City Hall. Click here to view the form online.

Where do I submit my application?

You can submit your completed form by one of the following methods:

  • Mail to City of Timmins, Tax and Utilities Department at:

            220 Algonquin Blvd E

            Timmins ON  P4N 1B3

  • Drop off at City Hall – Service Timmins Department