This credit is a tax-free payment meant to help with your property and sales tax on energy costs in Ontario.

You may qualify if:

  • You are 18 years old or above
  • You are or were married or in a common-law relationship
  • You are a parent who lives or lived with your child
  • You rented or paid property tax on your residence
  • You lived on a reserve and were responsible for paying home energy costs
  • You lived in a public long-term care home and paid an amount for your accommodation

This credit could pay anywhere between $25 and $1187 depending on your situation so in order to be sure what you may be entitled to, we recommend using the Ontario Tax Credit Calculator.