Form ON-BEN (5006-TG) "Application for the 2020 Ontario Trillium Benefit and Ontario Senior Homeowners' Property Tax Grant" - Canada

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Form ON-BEN
Application for the 2020 Ontario Trillium Benefit
2019
and Ontario Senior Homeowners'
Property Tax Grant
Protected B
when completed
• To find out if you are eligible for the Ontario trillium benefit and the Ontario senior homeowners' property tax grant, see the
"Information for residents of Ontario" section of your 2019 Income tax package.
• Complete the application areas that apply to you and attach this form to your return.
• To estimate the amount of Ontario trillium benefit and Ontario senior homeowners' property tax grant you may be entitled to,
use the calculator at canada.ca/child-family-benefits-calculator.
• The payments for these benefits will be issued separately from your tax refund.
• If you had a spouse or common-law partner on December 31, 2019, the same spouse or common-law partner has to apply for
the Ontario energy and property tax credit, the Northern Ontario energy credit, and the Ontario senior homeowners’ property
tax grant for both of you. If only one of you is 64 years of age or older on December 31, 2019, that spouse or common-law
partner has to apply for these credits and the grant for both of you.
• For a description of principal residence for the purposes of the Ontario energy and property tax credit and the Northern
Ontario energy credit, or the Ontario senior homeowners' property tax grant, see the "Information for residents of Ontario"
section of your tax package.
Ontario trillium benefit (OTB)
Ontario sales tax credit (OSTC)
You do not need to apply for the OSTC when you file your tax return. The Canada Revenue Agency will determine your
eligibility and tell you if you are entitled to receive the credit. For families, the OSTC is paid to the person whose return is
assessed first.
Application for the Ontario energy and property tax credit (OEPTC)
You may qualify for the OEPTC if, on December 31, 2019, you resided in Ontario, and any of the following applies:
• Rent or property tax for your principal residence was paid by or for you for 2019.
• You lived in a student residence.
• You lived in a long-term care home and an amount for accommodation was paid by or for you in 2019.
• You lived on a reserve and home energy costs were paid by or for you for your principal residence on the reserve for 2019.
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If you meet any of these conditions and are applying for the 2020 OEPTC, tick this box.
Complete Parts A and B of this form.
Application for the Northern Ontario energy credit (NOEC)
You may qualify for the NOEC if, on December 31, 2019, you resided in Northern Ontario (see the definition in the
"Information for residents of Ontario" section of your tax package), and any of the following applies:
• Rent or property tax for your principal residence in Northern Ontario was paid by or for you for 2019.
• You lived in a long-term care home in Northern Ontario and an amount for accommodation was paid by or for you in 2019.
• You lived on a reserve in Northern Ontario and home energy costs were paid by or for you for your principal residence
on the reserve for 2019.
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If you meet any of these conditions and are applying for the 2020 NOEC, tick this box.
Complete Parts A and B of this form.
Choice for delayed single OTB payment
By ticking the box on line 61060, you are choosing to wait until June 2021 to get your 2020 OTB
entitlement. This means you will get your OTB in one payment at the end of the benefit year
61060
(June 2021) instead of receiving it monthly from July 2020 to June 2021.
Continue on the next page.
5006-TG
(Ce formulaire est disponible en français.)
Clear Data
Form ON-BEN
Application for the 2020 Ontario Trillium Benefit
2019
and Ontario Senior Homeowners'
Property Tax Grant
Protected B
when completed
• To find out if you are eligible for the Ontario trillium benefit and the Ontario senior homeowners' property tax grant, see the
"Information for residents of Ontario" section of your 2019 Income tax package.
• Complete the application areas that apply to you and attach this form to your return.
• To estimate the amount of Ontario trillium benefit and Ontario senior homeowners' property tax grant you may be entitled to,
use the calculator at canada.ca/child-family-benefits-calculator.
• The payments for these benefits will be issued separately from your tax refund.
• If you had a spouse or common-law partner on December 31, 2019, the same spouse or common-law partner has to apply for
the Ontario energy and property tax credit, the Northern Ontario energy credit, and the Ontario senior homeowners’ property
tax grant for both of you. If only one of you is 64 years of age or older on December 31, 2019, that spouse or common-law
partner has to apply for these credits and the grant for both of you.
• For a description of principal residence for the purposes of the Ontario energy and property tax credit and the Northern
Ontario energy credit, or the Ontario senior homeowners' property tax grant, see the "Information for residents of Ontario"
section of your tax package.
Ontario trillium benefit (OTB)
Ontario sales tax credit (OSTC)
You do not need to apply for the OSTC when you file your tax return. The Canada Revenue Agency will determine your
eligibility and tell you if you are entitled to receive the credit. For families, the OSTC is paid to the person whose return is
assessed first.
Application for the Ontario energy and property tax credit (OEPTC)
You may qualify for the OEPTC if, on December 31, 2019, you resided in Ontario, and any of the following applies:
• Rent or property tax for your principal residence was paid by or for you for 2019.
• You lived in a student residence.
• You lived in a long-term care home and an amount for accommodation was paid by or for you in 2019.
• You lived on a reserve and home energy costs were paid by or for you for your principal residence on the reserve for 2019.
61020
If you meet any of these conditions and are applying for the 2020 OEPTC, tick this box.
Complete Parts A and B of this form.
Application for the Northern Ontario energy credit (NOEC)
You may qualify for the NOEC if, on December 31, 2019, you resided in Northern Ontario (see the definition in the
"Information for residents of Ontario" section of your tax package), and any of the following applies:
• Rent or property tax for your principal residence in Northern Ontario was paid by or for you for 2019.
• You lived in a long-term care home in Northern Ontario and an amount for accommodation was paid by or for you in 2019.
• You lived on a reserve in Northern Ontario and home energy costs were paid by or for you for your principal residence
on the reserve for 2019.
61040
If you meet any of these conditions and are applying for the 2020 NOEC, tick this box.
Complete Parts A and B of this form.
Choice for delayed single OTB payment
By ticking the box on line 61060, you are choosing to wait until June 2021 to get your 2020 OTB
entitlement. This means you will get your OTB in one payment at the end of the benefit year
61060
(June 2021) instead of receiving it monthly from July 2020 to June 2021.
Continue on the next page.
5006-TG
(Ce formulaire est disponible en français.)
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Protected B
when completed
Application for the Ontario senior homeowners' property tax grant (OSHPTG)
You may qualify for the OSHPTG if, on December 31, 2019, both of the following conditions applied:
• You were 64 years of age or older.
• You owned and occupied a principal residence in Ontario that you, or someone on your behalf, paid property tax on for 2019.
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If you meet these conditions and are applying for the 2020 OSHPTG, tick this box.
Enter the total amount of property tax paid on line 61120 in Part A and complete Part B of this form.
Part A – Amount paid for a principal residence for 2019
If, on December 31, 2019, you and your spouse or common-law partner occupied separate
principal residences for medical reasons and you are choosing to apply individually for
the OEPTC, the NOEC, or the OSHPTG, tick the box on line 61080 and enter your spouse's or
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common-law partner's address in Part C of this form.
Enter the total amount of rent paid for your principal residence (including a private long-term care
home) in Ontario for 2019. (Do not enter rent paid for a principal residence that was not subject to
property tax. If you lived in a subsidized housing unit, check with your landlord to find out if property
61100
tax was paid for your unit before entering an amount.)
Enter the total amount of property tax paid for your principal residence in Ontario for 2019.
(If your municipality let you defer all or some of your 2019 property tax, you should enter
61120
only the amount of property tax actually paid to the municipality for the year.)
Did you reside in a designated student residence in Ontario in 2019?
If yes, tick this box.
61140
Enter the total amount of home energy costs paid for your principal residence on a reserve in
Ontario for 2019.
61210
Enter the total amount paid for your accommodation in a public long-term care home or
non-profit long-term care home in Ontario for 2019.
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Continue on the next page.
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when completed
Complete Part B if you are applying for the OEPTC, the NOEC, or the OSHPTG.
Part B – Declaration
Enter the amounts paid for rent, property tax, home energy costs on a reserve, and accommodation in a public long-term
care home or a non-profit long-term care home in the column "Amount paid for 2019".
I declare the following information about my principal residences in Ontario during 2019:
(If you need more space, attach a separate sheet of paper.)
Name of landlord,
Number of
Check this box
Postal
Amount
municipality, or supplier
Address
months
if this is a long-term
code
paid for 2019
payment was made to,
resident in 2019
care home
as applicable
Part C – Involuntary separation
If, on December 31, 2019, you and your spouse or common-law partner occupied separate principal residences in Ontario
for medical reasons and you are choosing to apply individually for the OEPTC, the NOEC, or the OSHPTG, enter your
spouse's or common-law partner's address below.
Address of your spouse or common-law partner:
See the privacy notice on your return.
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