Low Income Tax Exemption Application

The Municipality of Cumberland Income Exemption provides assistance to homeowners to help pay their residential property taxes.  Qualified applicants will receive a credit which is applied directly to their tax account.

To Qualify

  • The ratepayer must own and occupy the assessed property as their principal residence
  • Annual income from all sources for the 2017 calendar year for all household members must be equal to or less than $20, 803
  • The Municipality requires a copy of the prior year’s Canada Revenue Agency Notice of Assessment for all household members prior to approving an application


The exemption value:

  • When the total household income is less than $18,373 the exemption shall be $314.
  • When the total household income is between $18,374 and $20,803 the exemption shall be $217.

Please Note: Hosehold income is based on line 150 of the income tax Notice of Assessment

The complete Low Income Tax Exemption Policy and application form can be found below:

pdf 2018 Low Income Application (571 KB)

Low Income Tax Exemption Policy 16 03 Certified

If you have any questions or concerns, you can contact the Upper Nappan Service Centre at (902) 667-2313.