Managed Forest Tax Incentive Plan (MFTIP)
landowners who get their property classified as ‘Managed Forest’ pay 25% of the municipal tax rate set for residential properties. Saving 75% of taxes on the Managed Forest portion of the property.
Are you eligible to save?
To be eligible you need to:
own 4 hectares (9.88 acres) or more of forested land on a single property in Ontario on one municipal roll number
be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
be a Canadian corporation, partnership
be a trust or conservation authority
have a minimum number of trees on each hectare (acre) of forest you own
How to Participate
Step 1: Review the Managed Forest Tax Incentive Program Guide to help determine if you are eligible. A Managed forest plan approver from Tall Tree Forestry or another approver can verify this.
Step 2: Prepare a Managed Forest Plan that includes details about your property and how you will manage it.
Step 3: Have your plan approved by a Managed Forest Plan Approver.
Step 4: Complete the Application Form.
Step 5: Gather all required documents for your application package.
Step 6: Send the complete application package to the Managed Forest Tax Incentive Program Administrator.