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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Apply for the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program

Older adults and people with disabilities 18 and older in Pennsylvania may be eligible to receive up to $1,000 in rebates.  

​​​About the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program​

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. 

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


​How Much Money Can I Receive?​​​

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. 

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

​​Supplemental Rebates 

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 ​
Income Standard
Total Max
$0 - $8,000$1,000
$8,001 - $15,000$770$385$1,155
$15,001 - $18,000$460$230$690
$18,001 - $30,000$380$190$570

Eligibility ​

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.  ​

​​How to Apply ​

There are a few ways to apply​ for the program: online, by mail, or in-person. Learn more about your application options​​. ​

​​​​Application Deadline

Applications for 2023 Property Tax/Rent Rebates are due by December 31, 2024. 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. ​

​​How to Get Help ​

Free help is available to assist you with your application.

In-Person Support

Hundreds of locations across the state can help you with your application. Find in-person support near you.​

​Additional Support 

There are resources to help you if you have questions with your application. 

​​How-To Apply for the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Video 


​​​After You Apply ​

  • April: Automated calls begin to notify applicants that their application was received. 
  • June: Automated calls begin to notify applicants that their application was approved. 
  • July 1: Rebates will begin to be issued. Payments will be made by direct deposit or check mailed to the applicant, depending on the payment option you choose on your application. 

​Track the Status of Your Rebate

​​​You can check the status of your Property Tax/Rent Rebate online or by phone. Please be prepared with the primary applicant’s Social Security number, date of birth, and application year.  

WARNIN​G: Some past applicants to this program have received calls from scammers. The Department of Revenue will never ask you for your bank account information over the phone. You should not give out this sensitive personal information over the phone. If you receive a scam call, please report your experience​ to the Office of Attorney General​.  ​​​

​​​​Frequently Asked Questions​​​​​​​


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What information and documents do I need to apply?  

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What has changed for 2024?  

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