Farm Property Class Tax Rate Program 

Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Government of Ontario

Applies only to: Ontario

To be eligible to save 75% of the municipal residential tax rate, you must:

  • Submit a multi-year application form from the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food
  • Verify (by a municipal property assessment) that your property is farmland
  • Earn more than $7,000 per year in gross farm income (some exceptions apply)
  • Hold a valid Farm Business Registration number
  • Validate that your farm is more than 50% owned by Canadian citizens or permanent residents