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​​​​​​Pensioner Rebates
Applying for pensioner rebate

Application form f​​​or Pensioner Rebate on Property Rates for Pensi​oners​ Aged 70 years and older​ (Click here)

The City is sensitive to the needs of its senior citizens. Registered property owners who are pe​nsioners may apply for a reduction of rates, subject to certain criteria. Pensioner's rebate application forms are available from any municipal Customer Service Centre.

The process of applying for a rebate varies from category to category so it is important to check out each section carefully and follow the steps outlined. Some rebates are awarded automatically while you will have to apply for others.

Two categories of Pensioners: 

This is not an automatic rebate as there are two categories of pensioners.

1. 60 - 69 Years Old

Application form for Pensioner Rebate on Property Rates for Pensi​oners​ Aged 60 years and older​​ ​(Click here)

​The pensioner application form may also be downloaded from the website.

The City is sensitive to the needs of its senior citizens. Registered property owners who are pensioners may apply for a reduction of rates, subject to certain criteria. Pensioner's rebate application forms are available from any municipal Customer Service Centre.

There are 3 categories of pensioners defined in this category:

Pensioners dependent on a national security grant – 100 percent rebate (subject to criteria);
Pensioners whose gross monthly earnings are less than R9753 delete R9753 and put (R10 338)  less a month – 100 percent rebate (subject to criteria);
Pensioners whose gr oss monthly earnings are higher than R9753 delete R9753 and putt (R10 338 ) but less than R1671 delete (R16716 and put R17 719)  a month – 50 percent rebate (subject to criteria).

Pensioner criteria:

You are the owner of the property in respect of which the rates are charged;

You live on the property;

You must be at least 60 years old;

The total value of the property as per the General Valuation Roll, that is, the land plus the improvements, may not exceed R2.5 million.

Documentation required:
Your identity document;

Proof of income for the previous tax year (SARS assessment); and

Proof of current income.

2. Pensioner rebate: 70 year old and above

Application form (Click h ere )

This is not an automatic rebate.

The City will provide 100% rebate to pensioners age 70 and above, irrespective of income, on condition that the maximum value of the property, does not exceed R2.5 million .

Pensioner criteria:

You are the owner of the property  in respect of which the rates are charged;

You live on the property

You must be at least 70 years old;

Document required: A Certified copy of Identity Document

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