A tax credit or check to homeowners and renters who pay a high% of income on rent or property taxes for Homeowners and renters who meet financial eligibility criteria; based on income, and either property taxes or amount of rent paid.
Maximum yearly household gross income: $18,000. Homeowners, market value of home cannot exceed $85,000. Renters: adjusted average rent must not exceed $450. No resource limit.
Amount of refund depends on percentage of income spent on property tax or rent. Maximum rebate $75 if under 65, $375 if 65 plus. Applications may be submitted for 3 prior years with an April 15th deadline.
For forms call 800-462-8100 and Tax Department Information: 800-225-5829.