Section 361 of the Municipal Act, 2001, provides property tax relief to eligible
charities that rebates a portion of property taxes paid. The tax rebate for qualifying
charities is 40% of their annual property taxes. The Charity Rebate Program is available
to any registered charity occupying commercial or industrial property. There is no rebate
for charities occupying residential properties. A "registered charity" means a
registered charity as defined by subsection 248(1) of the Income Tax Act (Canada) that
has a registration number issued by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).
Criteria for Charities Rebate Program:
Registered charities must submit an application to the City of Mississauga by the last day
of February of the year following the tax year in order to be considered.
For further information, please contact the Customer Service Centre at 3-1-1, or if
calling outside the City limits call 905-615-4311, or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
To take advantage of this program a "Registered Charity Tax Relief Application"
form must be completed. To obtain an application please refer to the related