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Question: What is the Property Tax/Rent/Heat Rebate?
The Property Tax/Rent/Heat Rebate is a program that provides a rebate of property taxes and heating expenses, whether paid directly or as a part of rent payments, to low-income elderly and disabled individuals who reside in Colorado. To claim a property tax/rent/heat credit, you must meet all of the following eligibility requirements each time you apply:

  • You (either husband or wife) are 65 or older as of Dec. 31 of the year for which you are applying, or
  • You are a surviving spouse at least 58 years of age as of Dec. 31 of the year for which you are applying, or
  • You (either husband or wife) were disabled, regardless of age, during the entire year.
  • You resided in Colorado during the entire taxable year for which the claim is filed. (Both husband and wife must be full-year residents.)
  • You are lawfully present in the United States. [§24-76.5-101, C.R.S] Applicants must provide a current/valid Colorado driver's license number or Colorado identification card number. For other types of accepted identification, see Evidence of Lawful Presence in U.S.
  • You were not claimed as a dependent on any other person’s federal income tax return.
  • You meet one of the following two income limitations:
    • If single: Your total income for the calendar year did not exceed $12,481.
    • If married: Your combined incomes for the calendar year did not exceed $16,476.

You must have had property tax, rent or heating expenses to claim a rebate for these amounts.

For Further Information:
FYI General 7

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