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Tax/rent rebate program deadline is June 30

June 04, 2009

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- June 30 is the deadline for Pennsylvania residents to apply for the property tax/rent rebate program.

Eligible Pennsylvanians include adults age 65 and older, widows and widowers age 50 and older, and those with disabilities age 18 years and older, Income must be less than $15,000 for renters and less than $35,000 for homeowners.

Only half of your Social Security income is counted when calculating annual income.

This state program allows homeowners and renters to receive up to a $650 rebate on rent and property taxes paid for 2008.

For more information about the program, or for printable and on-line application forms, go to the Franklin County Web site, www.co.franklin.pa.us, and click on "Property Tax or Rent Rebate Information."

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Franklin County offers assistance in completing an application through the Franklin County Area Agency on Aging for older adults and through Franklin County Community Services for those under the age of 60. Paper applications are also available at these sites.

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