West Chester, Pa (January 26, 2023) – Eligible senior citizens and Pennsylvanians with disabilities can begin applying for this year’s Property Tax and Rent Rebate Program, state Senator Carolyn Comitta announced today.
The rebate program, for property taxes or rent paid in 2022, benefits eligible Pennsylvanians age 65 and older; widows and widowers age 50 and older; and people with disabilities age 18 and older.
“Each year, thousands of Chester County residents get more money put back into their pockets thanks to the Property Tax and Rent Rebate Program,” Comitta said. “I encourage all eligible individuals to fill out the free application and know that my constituent services team is available to assist with the application or answer any questions you may have.”
The income limit is $35,000 a year for homeowners and $15,000 annually for renters, with half of Social Security income excluded. The maximum standard rebate is $650.
To apply, residents must provide proof of income (W2, 1099 form, Social Security Statements), age, disability (if applicable), and the receipt for taxes paid taxes paid (for homeowners) or rent paid (for renters).
The application is free, and residents can apply online through mypath.pa.gov or by completing the PA-1000 paper application form. The deadline to apply is June 30, 2023.
For more information on the program visit the Department of Revenue’s website at www.revenue.pa.gov or contact Senator Comitta’s district office at 610-692-2112 for assistance.