The deadline is fast approaching for Americans to claim various tax rebates from several state governments, says Russo. Discover some of the states that offer these tax rebates and more!According to Russo, the New Lenox village in Illinois will provide tax rebates to its residents through the Property Tax Refund Program. This program has been founded 13 years ago. And this 2022, the property taxes that were paid last year will be completely refunded. Finance director and treasurer of New Lenox Kimberly Auchstetter announced that so far, the rebates will amount to an average of $350. A total of $2.1 million is also said to be allocated for the program. To qualify for this program, the recipient must currently live in New Lenox and have lived there since 2021. Owners of properties are also eligible. However, proof of their residence must be submitted using their 2021 Levy Property Tax Bill.
Other States Providing Tax Rebates
In California, the Universal Basic Income program will provide $1,200 every month for a year and a half to its eligible residents. To qualify, the recipient must be transgender, non-binary, intersex, or gender nonconforming. The recipient must also be aged 18 or older and resides in San Francisco. Lastly, the recipient must also be making an income of less than $600 every month.
In Hawaii, since the start of fall, tax rebates of up to $300 have already been distributed. To qualify, the recipient must file their tax return for 2021 by the end of December. The same goes for Chicago where their Resiliency Fund 2.0 program provides $500 in cash to its residents. To qualify, the recipient must be aged 18 or older and earn an income at or less than 300% of the Federal Poverty Level.
In Idaho, recipients must also submit their tax return for 2021 by the end of December. Tax rebates that amount to $300 to $600 will then be claimed. Around 75,000 checks are distributed by the Tax Commission of Idaho every week. Lastly, in Pennsylvania, their Property Tax Program provides financial assistance to a maximum of $1,658. This program grants benefits to taxpayers aged 65 and older, widows and widowers aged 50 and above, and those people with disabilities. To qualify, the recipient’s income must not be above $35,000, as reported by Russo.