- Age 65 and up
- Widows and widowers age 50 and up
- Persons with disabilities age 18 and up
Income limits: (in calculating income, half of Social Security income is excluded)
- $35,000 per year for homeowners
- $15,000 per year for renters
The maximum standard rebate is $650. However, supplemental rebates for certain homeowners can increase the rebate amount to $975. The state automatically calculates supplemental rebates for homeowners who qualify.
Distribution of rebates begins July 1, 2019. Applicants who requested a paper check in lieu of direct deposit should expect to receive their check in the mail in early July. After June 30, 2019 rebate claims are distributed as they are received and generally take 6-8 weeks to process. Taxpayers can check the status of their rebate at:
Please contact our office if you feel that you may qualify for the program or would like more information!
Release, Pennsylvania Department of Revenue, June 10, 2019