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Each year, Council sets a general exemption rate in accordance with Section 69 of the Municipal Government Act.

The household income threshold, as well as the property tax rebate amounts, are set based on the  pdf Town of Truro Low Income Tax Exemption Policy (110 KB)

For 2023-24, if your total household income is $30,511 or less, and the property is your principal residence, you may be eligible to receive a tax rebate of $245.00. Tax rebates are not paid directly to the property owner, rather, the Town of Truro will credit the property tax account with the amount of the rebate.

To apply for the Low Income Property Tax Rebate:

  1. Please complete the form below and email it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You may also call 902-895-4484 to have a copy of the form mailed to you or visit Town Hall at 695 Prince Street, Truro to pick up a copy.
  2. Attach a copy (scan, photo, etc) of your most recent Notice of Assessment as proof of income.

Please Note: We cannot process your application without proof of income. 

  pdf Low-Income Tax Exemption Form 2023-24 (930 KB)