Americans can apply for direct payments between $250 and $975 in person – exact date and who qualifies

IN just weeks, Americans will be able to apply in person for cash worth up to $975. 

Each year since 1971, Pennsylvania offers relief to older and disabled residents through its Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program.  

Eligible Pennsylvanians can apply in person for cash on March 9


Eligible Pennsylvanians can apply in person for cash on March 9Credit: Getty

Last year, it was worth up to $1,657 thanks to a one-time bonus implemented by the state that equaled 70 percent of the rebate.

But barring a change this year, it will be worth anywhere between $250 and $975 in 2023.


Any time until June 30, eligible Pennsylvanians can fill out an application online.   

However, if you need assistance or prefer to do it in person, Bethel Park residents and others located in the 37th District can apply at the Bethel Park Public Library, located at 5100 W. Library Ave, reports the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

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The date to do so will be on March 9 from 10am to 1pm.

The clinic is being run by state Senator Devlin Robinson, who represents the Bridgeville borough.

Another option is to download a paper application and then mail it out to the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue.


The state’s rebate program benefits people aged 65 or older, widows and widowers aged 50 or above and residents with disabilities who are at least 18 years old.

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Income for Pennsylvanian homeowners must not exceed $35,000, while the limit for renters is $15,000.

How much money you get back will vary by income. 

For example, the maximum standard rebate is $650 but some homeowners may qualify for supplemental rebates of up to $975.

Renters and homeowners who make $8,000 or less will get up to $650 in rebates.

Those making between $8,001 to $15,000 will get as much as $500.

The rest of the maximum rebates per income range is as follows:

  • Homeowners making $15,001 to $18,000: $300
  • Homeowners making $18,001 to $35,000: $250

Along with your application, make sure you have documents attached that confirm age, disability, death, income, taxes paid, rent certificate, as well as a deed or a will that shows proof of property ownership.

According to state law, rebates are required to start getting sent out on July 1.


Meanwhile, other deadlines are coming up to keep in mind.

One includes American Airlines customers, who can get up to $200 each from a $7.5million pot for allegedly overcharging bag fees.

Claims must be filed by no later than February 22.

Renters and homeowners in New Jersey have until February 28 to claim property tax relief worth up to $1,500.

The following groups of residents are eligible for a specific amount of money, according to the state’s Department of Treasury.

  • Homeowners making up to $150,000: $1,500
  • Homeowners making between $150,000 and $250,000: $1,000
  • Renters making up to $150,000: $450

To put your name for consideration for money, applications must be submitted by the deadline.

And Colorado residents will need to take action in the coming weeks if they want to receive their Property Tax, Rent, Heat Credit (PTC) Rebate in April.

It could be worth up to $1,044 for individuals – but it will be limited to $1,000 for those who submit applications in 2023. 

Applications can be submitted online through the Colorado Department of Revenue.

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