Chester County, Pennsylvania
County of Chester
313 W. Market St.
P.O. Box 2748
West Chester, PA 19380-0991
Ph: (610) 344-6000
Toll Free: 1 (800) 692-1100

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Taxes
Property Tax & Rent Rebate
The Property Tax / Rent Rebate program is available to seniors 65 years of age or older, widows or widowers 50 years of age or older, and the permanently disabled 18 years of age or older.

The program works with the taxes paid (on time) in the prior tax year. The taxes that are included are local, county, and school district taxes.

The deadline to apply for a rebate on property taxes or rent paid in 2011 is June 30, 2012.

Guidelines
The household eligibility income limit is $35,000 and the maximum rebate is $650.

Income Range*
Homeowners Rebate
Renters Rebate
$0 - $8,000
$650
$650
$8,001 - $15,000
$500
$500
$15,001 - $18,000
$300
n/a
$18,001 - $35,000
$250
n/a

*Remember to exclude half of Social Security, Supplemental Security Income, and Railroad Retirement Tier 1 benefits when calculating eligibility income.

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