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Homeowners and renters may be missing out on millions of dollars in tax relief. AARP Foundation Property Tax-Aide is a free program that helps eligible homeowners and renters apply for property tax relief.

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Missouri Program Overview

Assistance is currently available to help you prepare an application for property tax credits or refunds in your state. Keep reading to get started.

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).

Property Tax Credit Claim

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, 2021, and a Missouri resident for the entire 2021 calendar year
  • You were 60 years of age or older as of December 31, 2021, 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, 2021, and a Missouri resident for the entire 2021 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, 2021, and receiving surviving spouse social security benefits

Application Deadline

The 2021 Property Tax Credit Claim, Form MO-PTC, is due April 18, 2022. You may file up to three years from the due date and still receive your credit.

Required Documentation

Required Documents for Homeowners

  • SSA-1099 for age verification
  • A letter from the Social Security Administration that includes the total amount of public assistance received, if applicable
  • Reported income, as applicable: SSA-1099 RRB-1099 (Tier I) and RRB-1099-R (Tier II), W-2, 1099, 1099-G, 1009-R, 1099-DIV, 1099-INT, 1099-MISC
  • SSI Statement (If you are a 100 percent service connected disabled veteran, do not include VA payments in calculating income.)
  • 2021 paid real estate receipts or personal property tax receipts
  • Disabled veteran documentation
  • Power of Attorney or Federal Form 1310 and death certificate, if surviving spouse or estate
  • If your home is on more than five acres or you own a mobile home, you will need Form 948

Required Documents for Renters

  • MO-CRP (Certification of Rent Paid)
  • A letter from the Social Security Administration that includes the total amount of public assistance received, if applicable
  • 2021 Verification of Rent Paid MO-5674 completed by landlord
  • Reported income, as applicable: SSA-1099 RRB-1099 (Tier I) and RRB-1099-R (Tier II), W-2, 1099, 1099-G, 1009-R, 1099-DIV, 1099-INT, 1099-MISC
  • Disabled veteran documentation
  • Power of Attorney or Federal Form 1310 and death certificate, if surviving spouse or estate

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These partner organizations can help you apply for property tax relief. Find one near you, and click Contact Us to request that they reach out to you with more information.

West Central Missouri Community Action Agency

Address:
106 West 4th Street
Appleton City, MO 64724
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We are grateful for all our Property Tax-Aide partners in Missouri:
  • AARP Foundation
  • West Central Missouri Community Action Agency

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