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Missouri

Program Overview

Missouri's Property Tax Credit Claim gives credit (a maximum of $750 for renters and $1,100 for owners who occupied their home) to certain senior citizens and 100 percent disabled individuals for a portion of the real estate taxes or rent they pay for the year. The actual credit is based on the amount of real estate taxes or rent paid and total household income (taxable and nontaxable).
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Program

Eligibility

Homeowners are eligible if:

  • You owned and occupied the home for the entire year, and you pay real estate taxes on this home
  • You are single and your total household income is $30,000 or less OR you are married filing jointly and your total household income is $34,000 or less
  • You or your spouse is 100 percent disabled or disabled as a result of military service
  • You or your spouse was 65 years of age or older as of December 31, 2020, and a Missouri resident for the entire 2020 calendar year
  • You were 60 years of age or older as of December 31, 2020, and receiving surviving spouse social security benefits

Renters/Part Year Owners are eligible if:

  • You are single and your total household income is $27,200 or less OR you are married filing jointly and your total household income is $29,200 or less
  • You or your spouse was 65 years of age or older as of December 31, 2020, and a Missouri resident for the entire 2020 calendar year
  • You or your spouse is 100 percent disabled or disabled as a result of military service
  • You were 60 years of age or older as of December 31, 2020, and receiving surviving spouse social security benefits

Application Deadline

The 2020 Property Tax Credit Claim, Form MO-PTC, is due April 15, 2021. You may file up to three years from the due date and still receive your credit.

Required Documentation

Required Documents for Homeowners

  • Final Checklist Before Mailing Your Claim (PDF)
  • SSA-1099, RRB-1099, or SSI Statement
  • (If you are a 100 percent service connected disabled veteran, do not include VA payments in calculating income.)
  • 2020 paid real estate receipts or personal property tax receipts
  • Disabled veteran documentation
  • Power of Attorney or Federal Form 1310 and death certificate
  • If your home is on more than five acres or you own a mobile home, you will need Form 948

Required Documents for Renters

  • Final Checklist Before Mailing Your Claim (PDF)
  • MO-CRP (Certification of Rent Paid)
  • Rent receipts or written receipt from landlord providing this information
  • SSA-1099, RRB-1099, or SSI Statement (If you are a 100 percent service connected disabled veteran, do not include VA payments in calculating income.)
  • Disabled veteran documentation
  • Power of Attorney or Federal Form 1310 and death certificate

Where to Get Help Near You

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