January 22, 2019 / For Immediate Release

BRIDGEWATER, NOVA SCOTIA – The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg is pleased to announce that at the January 22, 2019 Council meeting, Council approved a motion to increase the Property Tax Exemption for low-income homeowners.

Homeowners with household incomes under $29,999 (previously $24,999) are eligible to receive up to $500 relief from their property tax bill, based on their household income.

“The Property Tax Exemption is one of the ways the Municipality supports our residents who are facing financial hardship,” said Mayor Carolyn Bolivar-Getson. “We hope to see more residents that qualify take advantage of this rebate by applying for the Property Tax Exemption.”

Household Income

Maximum Exemption Value

Previous Exemption Value

Under $9,999

Up to $500

Up to $400

$10,000 - $14,999

Up to $400

Up to $300

$15,000 – $19,999

Up to $250

Up to $200

$20,000 - $24,999

Up to $150

Up to $100

$25,000 - $29,999

Up to $100

N/A

To apply for the Property Tax Exemption, visit the Administration Building at 210 Aberdeen Road, or visit https://www.modl.ca/i-want-to/apply-for/property-tax-exemption

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(902) 541-1328
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