Elderly Homeowner's Tax Relief

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The Elderly/Totally Disabled Homeowner's application period is February 1st - May 15th.  Applications filed in the year 2018 are based on 2017 benefit year income.

Elderly/Totally Disabled Homeowner's Criteria (State & Local):

  • Over 65 years of age as of December 31st of the year prior to application; or Social Security designation of "Totally Disabled."
  • You must own or have Life Use of the property and be liable for payment of the taxes as of October 1.
  • Maximum Income:  Married - $43,000; Unmarried - $35,300

Income Information Required:

  • 2017 Income Tax Return

If no income tax return was filed, the following is required:

  • Wages, bonuses, commissions, gratuities and fees;
  • Gross Social Security, Federal Supplemental Security Income, payment for jury duty;
  • Dividends, interest and annuities;
  • IRA distributuions - include all that was taxable;
  • Black Lung payments;
  • Green Thumb payments;
  • Interest resulting from gifts received;
  • Lottery winnings;
  • Net Rental Income;
  • Pensions, Veteran's pension, Railroad retirement;
  • Severance pay; Unemployment Compensation;
  • Workers Compensation;
  • Alimony;
  • Anthem sale of Stock (entire proceeds);
  • Legal Settlements - Net Proceeds