DALLASTOWN AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT
PROPERTY TAX REBATE PROGRAM
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Who can file for a Property Tax Rebate claim to the Dallastown Area School District?
The Property Tax Rebate is based on the property taxes paid during the previous calendar year. To file for a
Property Tax Rebate:
1. You must have owned and occupied a home in the Dallastown Area School District during the
period for which you are claiming the rate; and
2. You or your spouse must have been at least 65 years old as of December 31 of the claim year,
You were a widow or widower during all or part of the claim year and must have been 50 years or
older as of December 31,
You were permanently disabled 18 years or older during all or part of the claim year. Note: If you
applied for Social Security Disability and were denied benefits, you are not eligible for a rebate as a
disable claimant; and
3. You must have been approved by the Pennsylvania State Tax Rebate Program.
4. Owners must have paid taxes by December 31, 2006.
5. Only one member of each household may file a claim, even if more than one person is qualified to
receive a rebate.
Your total eligible annual household income, including the income that your spouse and/or any other
household resident(s) earned and received while living with you was $35,000 or less in 2006.
Sign and date the claim form in the space provided. The signature must match the name listed on your
property tax bill. If someone other than the claimant signs the claim form, a copy of the Power Of Attorney
entitling that person to sign must accompany the claim form.
Mailing Instructions and Deadlines
Complete and submit one original claim form, postmarked no later than January 31, 2008. Send the
completed form and all necessary attachments to:
Dallastown Area School District
Property Tax Rebate Program
700 New School Lane
Dallastown, PA 17313
• In no event may the total tax assistance from both the School District and the Commonwealth of
Pennsylvania exceed the total real estate taxes paid for any applicable year. In such cases, the tax
assistance provided by the School District will be adjusted accordingly.
• Any case in which a claim application is excessive and was filed with fraudulent intent, the claim shall
be disallowed in full.