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Rebate Programs

Heritage Rebate Program

The Heritage Rebate Program allows for designated properties to apply for a 40% rebate on property taxes. The intent of the program is to allow for the property to maintain its historical state and provide for improvements. The property designation process is handled by the Building Department and the rebate process is handled through Financial Services. Applications must be submitted to Financial Services between February 1st and February 28th

The Heritage Tax Rebate Program was updated in 2012. Rebates are only granted once every 3 years for qualifying properties. For information and an application relating to the Heritage Tax Rebate Program, please see the following download links:

By-law 2012-122 (Heritage Rebate Program Requirements)

Heritage Rebate Application

Vacancy Rebate Program

Effective January 1 of the 2018 tax year, the Vacant Unit Rebate Program was eliminated.  No further applications for vacant unit rebates on commercial and industrial properties will be accepted by the Town of Amherstburg.  

 

Charity Rebate Program

To be eligible for the Charity Rebate Program, you must be a registered charity as defined by the Income Tax Act, or be engaged in activities which promote relief from poverty, advancement in education or religion, or any purpose deemed beneficial to the community as a whole.

To apply for the Property Tax Rebate please send a letter to:

Town of Amherstburg

271 Sandwich St. South

Amherstburg, ON

N9V 2A5

Include the following information in your letter:

  • Charity Name
  • Charitable tax number
  • Owner of the property
  • Address, legal description of the property and the roll number

You must provide proof that taxes have been paid to be eligible, see the download directly below:

By-law 05-2004 (Charity Rebate Program Requirements)