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Permissive Tax Exemptions


On June 5, 2018, Council implemented a Permissive Tax Exemption Policy for organizations providing charitable and non-profit services primarily for the benefit of Town of Marystown residents. This tax exemption is meant to support the services and organizations which are the most complementary extension of municipal services and for which the burden resulting from the exemption is a justifiable expense to the taxpayers of Marystown. That support is directed towards services the Town would consider providing (in that they fulfill a basic need or improve quality of life) if the Town had the adequate resources to directly provide those services.


Organizations that applied for a tax exemption had to meet the criteria set out in the policy, which can be found on the Town's website, and had to have their application submitted by November 15, 2018, to be considered for the 2019 Budget.

On February 19, 2019, Council approved the following exemptions:

  • Grace Sparkes House Account No. GRACE001 for 2019 Business Tax in the amount of $437.10 and 2019 Property Tax in the amount of $3,496.80 for a total of $3,933.90
  • Lion’s Club of Marystown Inc. Account No. MARYS005 for 2019 Property Tax in the amount of $1,816.80
  • Lion’s Club of Marystown Inc. Account No. MARYS028 for 2019 Business Tax in the amount of $2,838.75
  • Burin Peninsula Chamber of Commerce Account No. CHAMB001 for 2019 Business Tax in the amount of $269.54
  • The Merge Account No. PENTE001 for 2019 Property Tax in the amount of $1,628.00
  • Burin Peninsula Supported Employment Services Account No. BURIN011 for 2019 Business Tax in the amount of $2,011.24
  • CBDC Burin Peninsula Account No. BURIN013 for 2019 Business Tax in the amount of $1,012.73
  • Family Aid Centre Account No. FAMIL002 for 2019 Business Tax in the amount of $1,421.25 and 2019 Property Tax in the amount of $909.60 for a total of $2,330.85
  • Smallwood Crescent Community Centre Inc. Account No. SMALL001 for 2019 Business Tax in the amount of $3,631.25
  • Marystown Heritage Museum Account No. MARYS029 for 2017 Business Tax in the amount of $1,486.25 and 2018 Business Tax in the amount of $1,486.25 for a total of $2,970.52 plus interest
  • St. Gabriel’s Hall Account No. ST.GA001 for 2019 Property Tax in the amount of $1,060.80
  • St. Gabriel’s Hall Account No. ST.GA002 for 2019 Business Tax in the amount of $1,657.50
Posted on February 20th, 2019