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Brewster: Property Tax/Rent Rebate Application Assistance Available For Free at Local Offices
On February 26, 2014
Harrisburg – Feb. 26, 2014 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny) said today that help completing Property Tax and Rent Rebate forms is available in any of his three local district offices.
“My staff is trained and prepared to help seniors file their Property Tax and Rent Rebate forms,” Brewster said. “I encourage all eligible seniors to take advantage of this vital program that provides a rebate on their paid property taxes or rent.”
The Property Tax and Rent Rebate program is administered through the state Department of Revenue and is available to eligible Pennsylvanians aged 65 or older and those who are at least 18 years of age who have a disability. For homeowners there is an income limit of $35,000 while the income limit for renters is $15,000 or less.
According to the Department of Revenue, the program has returned $4.8 billion in property taxes and rent rebates since it was established in 1971.
Brewster’s local district offices are located in Monroeville, McKeesport and New Kensington.
The Monroeville office is located at One Monroeville Center, 3824 Northern Pike, Suite 1015 and can be reached by phone at 412.380.2242. The McKeesport office is at 201 Lysle Boulevard and the phone number is 412.664.5200. In New Kensington, the office is at New Kensington City Hall, 301 11th Street, Suite L, 724.334.1143.
More information about eligibility and tax and rent rebate amounts can be found at www.revenue.state.pa.us.