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Property Tax & Rent Rebate Program Opens Doors for 3,800 More Valley Seniors: Catching a Break

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In a significant move to alleviate financial burdens on seniors in the Valley, Pennsylvania’s Property Tax & Rent Rebate Program has expanded its eligibility, rendering 3,800 more individuals qualified for assistance. In its recent report, the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue disclosed that Montour County sees an increase of 300 eligible residents. At the same time, Northumberland County welcomes 2,200 more, followed by 700 in Snyder and 600 in Union County. The program, aimed at providing relief to seniors, widows, widowers, and individuals with disabilities, now caters to 175,000 statewide beneficiaries who meet the new requirements.

Property Tax & Rent Rebate Program Opens Doors for 3,800 More Valley Seniors: Catching a Break (Photo from: BCTV.org)

Changes Bring Financial Relief to Valley Seniors

The latest adjustments to Pennsylvania’s Property Tax & Rent Rebate Program are set to impact the lives of Valley seniors substantially. With the filing period officially open, residents in Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, and Union counties now have the opportunity to access financial assistance through the program, demonstrating the state’s commitment to supporting its aging population.

Pennsylvanians 65 and older, widows and widowers 50 and older, and disabled 18-year-olds earning $45,000 or less can receive a $380 refund under the updated rules. Earners up to $8,000 get $1,000, while $8,001 to $15,000 get $770. $15,001 to $18,000 gets a $460 rebate, while $18,001 to $45,000 contracts $380.

The revised Property Tax & Rent Rebate Program targets Valley elderly and vulnerable groups for financial assistance. This effort supports the state’s goal of helping and including seniors.

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Streamlined Application Process Opens Doors to Assistance

To facilitate a seamless application process, residents can visit mypath.pa.gov to apply for the Property Tax & Rent Rebate Program. The online portal streamlines the application, making it convenient for eligible individuals to access the financial support they need.

Valley elders should use the Property Tax & Rent Rebate Program and the simplified application process when the filing period begins. This program reduces eligible seniors’ financial burden and shows the state’s dedication to their well-being.

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