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Pennsylvania Rent Rebate Deadline Extended
July 11, 2011

Pennsylvania’s Property Tax and Rent Rebate program application period is being extended from June 30 to December 31. State residents over age 65 and those 18 years or older with disabilities are eligible to receive a rebate of up to $650, based on rent or property taxes paid in 2010.

Eligibility income limits are set at (excluding 50 percent of Social Security, Supplemental Security Income, and Railroad Retirement):

  • $0 – 8,000,maximum of $650 rebate for homeowners and renters;
  • $8,001 – 15,000, maximum of $500 rebate for homeowners and renters;
  • $15,001 – 18,000, maximum of $300 rebate for homeowners only; and
  • $18,001 – 35,000, maximum of $250 rebate for homeowners only.

Rebate claim forms are available at www.revenue.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/property_tax_rent_rebate/14711.

Residential providers funded through the Office of Developmental Programs are encouraged to apply for rent rebates for the individuals residing in community living homes.

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