Pennsylvania Property Tax and Rent Rebate Program - Apply Now

Dated: February 24 2024

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The Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program supports homeowners and renters across Pennsylvania. This program provides a rebate ranging from $380 to $1,000 to eligible older adults and people with disabilities age 18 and older.

Note that you DO NEED TO REAPPLY every year. Once you get accepted you do not automatically get it every year. You must reapply. 

This program supports Pennsylvania homeowners and renters who meet the following criteria. ​​

  • ​​Age Criteria 
    • ​​65 and older 
    • Widows and widowers 50 and older 
    • People with disabilities 18 and older 
  • ​​Income Criteria 
    • ​​In addition to age requirements, to qualify for the Property Tax/Rent Rebate, your household income must be $45,000 or less ​annually.  ​

Governor Josh Shapiro signed a new law, Act 7 of 2023, to expand the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program. With expanded income requirements, nearly 175,000 more Pennsylvanians will be eligible to receive the Property Tax/Rent Rebate in 2024. The majority of the 430,000 past claimants may see increased rebates as well.  ​

Applications for 2023 Property Tax/Rent Rebates are due by June 30, 2024.
Here is the link to APPLY ONLINE.
Under Pennsylvania law, the Department of Revenue evaluates the program before the June 30 deadline every year. If extra funds are available, the deadline is extended to December 31. Applications postmarked by that date will be accepted for processing. 
To date, funding has been available to allow all who qualify to benefit from the program. ​

This program is supported by funds from the Pennsylvania Lottery and gaming.  ​

Homeowners and renters in Pennsylvania may be eligible to receive up to $1,000 through a standard rebate. The amount of money you will receive is based on your income. Some applicants may qualify for supplemental rebates as well. 

IncomeMaximum Rebate
$0 - $8,000$1,000
$8,001 - $15,000$770
$15,001 - $18,000$460
$18,001 - $4​​​​5,000$380​

Supplemental rebates provide an additional $190 to $500 in relief to applicants with the most need. These rebates are automatically calculated for property owners with $30,000 or less in income whose property taxes are more than 15% of their total income, and for those who live in these locations: 

  • Philadelphia 
  • Scranton  
  • ​Pittsburgh ​
IncomeStandard
Rebate
Supplement
(Kicker)
Total Max
Rebate

$0 - $8,000

$1,000$500$1,500
$8,001 - $15,000$770$385$1,155
$15,001 - $18,000$460$230$690
$18,001 - $30,000$380$190

$570

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Erica Ramus, MRE

Erica Ramus is a Schuylkill County native and a graduate of St. Clair Area High School. She earned degrees at Armand Hammer United World College of the American West (I.B.), University of Delaware Hon....

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