Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program applications Now Available

Application forms for the Property Tax/Rent Rebate program are now available for eligible Pennsylvanians to begin claiming rebates on property taxes or rent paid in 2019.  The program benefits eligible Pennsylvanians age 65 and older, widows & widowers age 50 and older, and people with disabilities age 18 and older whose income limit is $35,000 for homeowners and $15,000 for renters.  Half of Social Security income is excluded.  The maximum standard rebate is $650 but supplemental rebates for certain qualifying homeowners can boost rebates to $975.

Rebate form PA-1000 may be obtained by visiting the PA Department of Revenue website or by calling 1-888-222-9190.  Rebates will be distributed beginning Wednesday, July 1.

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