Property Tax and Rent Rebates
This program provides rebates up to $975 to eligible Pennsylvanians age 65 and older; widows and widowers 50 and older; and people with disabilities 18 and older. The income limit is $35,000 a year for homeowners and $15,000 annually for renters, and half of Social Security income is excluded.
In 2011-12, Lottery and slots revenue provided more than $284 million in rebates to more than 604,000 residents. On average, about $779,000 in Property Tax and Rent Rebates was returned to older Pennsylvanians, every day.
For more information, visit revenue.state.pa.us or call, toll-free, 1-888-222-9190.