The tax exemption of up to $975 recently became available to 260,000 Americans.
Payments of up to $975 begin sending July 1, but residents who think they may be eligible can apply for the program by December 31, 2022.
“If you know a friend or family member who may be eligible, encourage them to check their eligibility status and file an application with our agency before the deadline,” said Revenue Secretary Dan Hassel. Told Fox 43. “We want the people of Pennsylvania to know that there is still time to apply for an exemption on property taxes and rent paid in 2021.
Tax exemption Will be sent by post or direct deposit to eligible residents.
Applicants can choose how they want to receive their Pennies While filling the Property Tax/Rent Waiver Program application online.
Fox 43 explained that after the initial claims are processed, the funds will be sent out as more applicants are received and processed.
The state revenue department has also created a simple tool for the applicants to check the status of their application. To check, residents have to input their Social Security NumberClaim year and birthday.
“It’s free to apply for exemptions, and applicants are reminded that free assistance is available in hundreds of locations across the state,” Hassel said.
This program, available annually to residents, is based on their income and property taxes or rent paid each year.
The state announced that Governor Tom Wolf proposed expanding the program to provide more financial relief to residents. If done, it will be a lump sum payment to the current applicants.
State officials encourage residents interested in the program to visit the Property/Tax Rent Waiver website.
The additional financial aid is intended to help residents who are struggling due to inflation,