Treasurer Garrity Announces $142 Million in Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program Disbursements; Encourages Eligible Residents to Apply
Eligible Pennsylvanians can apply through December 31, 2021
Harrisburg, PA - Treasurer Stacy Garrity today announced that more than $142 million has been disbursed to Pennsylvanians who applied for Property Tax/Rent Rebate payments so far this year.
“I’m encouraging all eligible Pennsylvanians to apply for the state’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program. This program has provided billions of dollars in property tax and rent relief since it began in 1971, and with so many Pennsylvanians struggling to make ends meet, it’s more important than ever. Treasury is committed to sending out these payments as quickly as possible.”
Pennsylvania State Treasurer, Stacy Garrity
Approved applicants started receiving payments on July 1. Payments will continue to be processed as applications are approved by the Department of Revenue. The deadline to file is December 31, 2021.
The Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program benefits Pennsylvanians age 65 and older, widows and widowers age 50 and older, and people with disabilities age 18 and older. The maximum standard rebate is $650. It benefits about 550,000 Pennsylvanians each year with approximately $250 million in rebate payments.
For more information about eligibility and how to apply for the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program, Pennsylvania residents can contact their state legislators, visit the Department of Revenue’s website or call 888-222-9109. Applications can be submitted online with the Revenue’s myPATH system.
Those who have already applied can check the status of their rebate by clicking on the “Where’s My Rebate?” tool available on this page.