Nearly 300,000 Pennsylvania Residents to receive property tax rebates


Pennsylvania residents eligible for the property tax/rent rebate program can expect to receive their rebates starting July 3. 

The program benefits older homeowners, renters, and people with disabilities who meet the income criteria.

The Pennsylvania Lottery and Revenue fund the property tax/rent rebate is from slots gaming.

It has paid out more than $7.3 billion in rebates since 1971. The program aims to relieve low-income Pennsylvanians who pay property taxes or rent.

Who is eligible for this Property Tax Rebate?

To qualify for the program, you must be:

  • 65 or older.
  • A widow or widower 50 or older.
  • A person with disabilities 18 or older.
  • You must also have an annual income of $35,000 or less for homeowners and $15,000 or less for renters. Half of your social security income is excluded from the income calculation.

The average rebate amount is about $650. But some homeowners may get $975 as supplement rebates.

In addition, one day, this tax rebate may reach $1000. But it still needs to be clarified.

But the governor Governor Josh Shapiro has requested the parliament to increase his 2023-24 budget. 

You can apply online or by mail. You can also call 1-888-222-9190 for more information.