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The Municipality of Barrington provides a property tax exemption for low income earners who are residents of the Municipality. The property tax exemption was for $ 150.00 on the 2015/16 property taxes and is provided to the property owners whose total income from all sources(excluding Veteran’s Allowance), including the income of other family members residing in the household, of less than $ 21,500.00 for the 2014 calendar year.
For more information, please contact the Municipal Office at 2447 Highway 3, Barrington or phone 902-637-2015 during normal business hours. Applications must be filed by March 31 of each year.
This program, administered by Service Nova Scotia on behalf of the Department of Community Services, is designed to help eligible seniors remain in their homes by providing them with an annual rebate on their municipal property taxes.
The program provides eligible homeowners with a 50% rebate of the actual municipal property taxes paid the previous year, up to a maximum of $800.00 per year. The rebate is always based on the property taxes paid in the previous year.
For more information go to Property Tax Rebate for Seniors.