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Property Tax Relief Refunds Featured On AARP TeleTown Hall

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Property tax relief for Wyoming citizens weighed heavily on the minds of lawmakers during the 2022 Legislative Session, leading to the funding of the Property Tax Refund Program.

On May 4 at 3:30 p.m. AARP Wyoming will host a teletown hall with State Senate President Dan Dockstader, and Wyoming State Department of Revenue Director Brenda Henson to discuss the Wyoming Property Tax Refund process, who can take part in the program, as well as a general overview of why the Legislature passed the measure in 2022. 

AARP Wyoming will dial out to a segment of its membership starting around 3:25 p.m. on May 4. If you do not receive a call, but wish to join the presentation, call 1-855-274-1448.

 Wyoming’s Property Tax Relief Refund program’s website went live on April 15, allowing residents to apply for 2021 refunds until June 6, 2022. The program’s qualification requirements include:

  • Wyoming resident for at least five years;
  • The refund may be requested for the applicant’s primary residence only;
  • The applicant must meet income requirements, which vary by county;
  • And total assets of the applicant are less than $133,651 per adult household member. 

Before applying for a property tax relief refund, applicants will need copies of:

  • Their property tax bill;
  • copy of tax receipts;
  • copies of verification of all income sources, such as an IRS 1040; pension/IRA and or, social security benefits for all household members. 

For more information, including a program brochure, a property tax refund application, information on median household income and property tax calculations, go to the Department of Revenue’s website, linked here

For more information on the teletown hall, contact Tom Lacock at 307-432-5802 or tlacock@aarp.org.

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