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Program Overview

Many Coloradans may be eligible for the Property Tax/Rent/Heat Credit rebate, also known as the "PTC Rebate," which is available every year. It has been available to Colorado residents since 1971.
Property Tax-Aide Application Season Is Open

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PTC Rebate


You may be eligible if you:
  • Resided in Colorado the entire year
  • Are lawfully present in the United States. Persons who are 18 years of age or older and are applying for a public benefit such as PTC must prove lawful presence in the United States
  • Are a single person with total income of less than $15,591 or a married couple with total combined income of less than $21,057
  • At least 65 years old or a surviving spouse at least 58 years old
  • Were disabled for all of 2020, regardless of age, and received benefits for the full year
  • Are not claimed as a dependent on any other person's federal income tax return

Application Deadline

You have two years after the end of a calendar year to apply for the rebate. Calendar year 2019 must be filed by December 31, 2021. We recommend that you file in January or early February.

Required Documentation

  • Total gross income received
  • Homeowners: Total amount of property tax paid
  • Renters: Total rent paid and total heat/fuel expense paid if not included in your rent payment
  • If disabled, disability statement (less than 90 days old)
  • List of all the places you lived — and the dates you lived there — throughout the year.
  • Driver’s license or ID number and expiration date. The Department might request additional proof of Colorado residency if your license or ID was not valid for the full year.
  • First-time filers must provide proof of full-year Colorado residency.
  • If you did not hold your Colorado driver’s license or ID card from January 1–December 31, 2020, you must attach a copy of your lease or rental agreement.
  • Make sure you submit all 3 pages of your application, plus affidavit or your rebate will be delayed or denied.

Where to Get Help Near You

Find a partner organization who can help you apply for property tax relief.

Greeley-Weld Habitat for Humanity

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