Government of New Brunswick

Overview

The Assessment Reduction Program.

Eligibility

Charitable or Not-For-Profit Organizations, Municipalities

Description

The Assessment Reduction Program may be available to charitable and not-for-profit organizations and municipalities that own and occupy their own premises in accordance with the Assessment Act and Regulations. Applications should be submitted by the organization requesting the reduction. Conditions of eligibility are:

(a)the primary activities sponsored or hosted on all or a part of the property must provide services to the community and must benefit one or more of the following:

i)relief of poverty;
ii)services to youth;
iii)services to the elderly; or
iv)services to the disabled or disadvantaged; and

(b)the primary activities sponsored or hosted on all or a part of the property must be funded to a considerable extent by donations and volunteer efforts.
Organizations wishing to apply for consideration under this program for the future year must submit their application on or before September 30th of the current year.

Applications are reviewed by a committee of representatives from Service New Brunswick, the Department of Finance, and Department of Environment and Local Government on behalf of the Director of Assessment. All decisions made by the Director are final and cannot be reviewed in any court.