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
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.
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