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Seniors' School Tax Rebate

 

To be eligible for the Seniors’ School Tax Rebate, you or your spouse / common-law partner must:

  • be 65 years of age or older by the end of the year (December 31);
  • own your home or be liable for paying the school taxes on your principal residence;
  • live in your home; and
  • be residents of Manitoba.

The maximum Rebate limit of $470 for eligible seniors is retained.maximum Rebate limit of $470 for eligible seniors is retained.

The Rebate calculation is based on the total of residential school taxes assessed net of the Basic and Seniors Education Property Tax Credit received or receivable. In addition, for eligible senior households the Rebate is reduced by 2.0% of net family income over $40,000. Eligible seniors below the $40,000 income-tested threshold may be eligible for a full Rebate depending on the amount of school tax. Senior households with a family net income of $63,500 or higher are not eligible for the Rebate.

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For more information, please contact:

Manitoba Tax Assistance Office
Phone: 204-948-2115 (Toll-free 1-800-782-0771)
email: TAO@gov.mb.ca