Forms available locally for property tax, rent rebate program
Sen. David G. Argall (R-29) announced his offices have forms for the state's Property Tax/Rent Rebate program.
The income eligibility level for the Property Tax Rebate Program is $35,000 a year, excluding half of Social Security income, and the maximum rebate is $650, but the supplemental rebates for qualifying homeowners can boost rebates to $975.
The income eligibility level for the Rent Rebate Program is $15,000 a year, excluding half of Social Security income, and the maximum rebate is $650. Pennsylvania residents must be 65 years or older, widows and widowers 50 years or older, or those 18 years or older with disabilities to qualify.
Argall's staff is able to assist residents in completing and submitting applications.
Local residents may contact his office at 1-877-327-4255 for location of the nearest office, applications, assistance in completing forms, and are reminded to provide all necessary income, property tax or rental information required to process forms.
The deadline to apply for a rebate on property taxes or rent paid in 2013 is June 30. Rebates will be distributed beginning on July 1. The program is supported by the Pennsylvania Lottery and slots gaming revenue.