The Vacant Commercial & Industrial Unit Tax Rebate Program is available to commercial and industrial properties that are either partially or completely vacant for 90 or more consecutive days.
On May 24, 2017, Toronto City Council adopted Item EX25.10, a proposal detailing the possible future of the Vacant Unit Rebate Program. The Government of Ontario filed Ontario Regulation 582/17 on December 21, 2017 to implement City Council approved changes to the Vacant Commercial & Industrial Unit Tax Rebate Program. Changes to the Vacant Unit Rebate Program consist of:
The vacancy rebate rates are:
Submissions for the 2017 tax year remain unchanged, the submission date for the 2018 application has been advanced.
Review the Vacant Unit Rebate Program’s applications and deadlines for more information.
Effective July 1, 2018, the Vacant Unit Rebate Program will be discontinued for both commercial and industrial properties.