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North Penn School District extends Tax Rebate to Renters

by | Dec 14, 2018 | Community Info, North Penn School District, Real Estate | 0 comments

Renters to partake in North Penn School District's Tax Rebate

Lower-income renters and seniors, in the North Penn School District, will soon enjoy a tax break originally only offered to homeowners in the District.

In October of 2017 the North Penn School Board approved a property tax rebate, for certain homeowners, that could amount up to $162.50. The rebate was to be funded by state lottery and slot machine proceeds.North Penn logo

To have qualified for the discount, applicants must:

  • own a home as their primary residence in the North Penn School District; and
  • have a household income of no more than $35,000 annually; and
  • be 65 years of age or older; or
  • be a widow and widower aged 50 years of age or older; or
  • be permanently disabled and 18 years of age or older

The program, however, was underutilized with the number of homeowners, and overall costs to support the program, coming in significantly under budget. With this, the rebate has been extended through the 2019-2020 tax year and now includes the, previously excluded demographic – Renters.

If you qualify for the Tax Rebate Program, online forms can be found here: North Penn School District School Property Tax Rebate Tax Year – 2018/2019 or by visiting or calling your local legislator.

(source: North Penn School District, Dan Sokil, The Reporter)

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