The deadline for new applications for permissive property tax exemptions has been extended to September 15, 2017.
Permissive property tax exemptions are provided for non-profit, philanthropic and charitable organizations. These permissive exemptions are at the discretion of Council and are subject to the City of Merritt's budgetary constraints. Council may also consider permissive municipal tax exemptions less than 100%.
Click here for Permissive Tax Exemption Information and Online Application Form.
If your organization received approval for a permissive property tax exemption for 2017 you do not need to apply for a 2018 exemption. Exemptions approved under Bylaw 2215, 2016 on October 25, 2016 included taxation years 2017 - 2020.