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Farm Land Grant

The Farm Land Grant is a legislated unconditional grant to municipalities paid on farm property that is exempt from taxation. This grant recognizes the need for preservation of agriculture activities and provides active farmers with reduced property taxes on farm property. The Municipal Government Act (S.77) provides for the payment per acre.

Grant Calculation

The rate paid per acre increases each year by the average annual increase in the Consumer Price Index for Canada.

Farm Land Grant = Grant per acre x acreage

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