Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Senior Citizen Tax Freeze Program by the Philadelphia Department of Revenue. Deadline to apply is January 31, 2015.
The Senior Citizen Property Tax Freeze Program enables eligible seniors to prevent increases in their real estate taxes in the future. To be eligible you or your spouse must be 65 or older, or you must be over 50 and your deceased spouse was at least 65 at the time of death AND your income must be $23,500 or less for a single person or $31,500 for a married couple.
For more information call the Philadelphia Department of Revenue at 215-686-6442 or click here for more details. An application is available on the City of Philadelphia’s website.