Supplemental property tax rebates, based on property taxes or rent paid the previous calendar year, are available to homeowners through the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program. The maximum standard rebate is $650, but supplemental rebates for qualifying homeowners can boost rebates to $975.
Qualified recipients include individuals over 65 years old, widows and widowers over 50 years old, and individuals permanently disabled during all or part of the claim year. All applicants must have owned or rented and occupied a home or similar residence in Pennsylvania during the claim period. The income limit is $35,000 a year for homeowners and $15,000 annually for renters, and half of Social Security income is excluded.
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