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.