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Rauschenberger: North Dakota Residents May Qualify for Renter's Refund

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Contact: Jen Raab, Public Information Officer, 701.328.3039
Kim Vietmeier, Property Tax Specialist, 701.328.3143

BISMARCK, N.D. – Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger reminds North Dakota residents that they may be eligible for a partial refund of their rent. Senior citizens and disabled individuals may qualify for the Renter's Refund on a portion of the rent they paid for housing in 2014, if they meet income eligibility requirements.

"With the Renter's Refund deadline of May 31st approaching, we want to remind qualifying individuals to get their applications in soon," stated Rauschenberger. "Eligibility requirements were just expanded in 2013 and we want to make sure North Dakota residents apply if they think they are eligible."

The Renter's Refund is a part of the Homestead Tax Credit program and requirements are as follows:

65 years old, or older; or disabled
Income is less than $42,000 per year
20% of annual rent exceeds 4% of net income

Money paid for lot rent by mobile home owners may also qualify for the Renter's Refund.

Residents may find an application and instructions on the Office of State Tax Commissioner's website: www.nd.gov/tax. For more information, residents may call 701.328.3127 or 877.328.7088 (option 6).

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Rauschenberger: North Dakota Residents May Qualify for Renter's Refund

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Contact: Jen Raab, Public Information Officer, 701.328.3039
Kim Vietmeier, Property Tax Specialist, 701.328.3143

BISMARCK, N.D. – Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger reminds North Dakota residents that they may be eligible for a partial refund of their rent. Senior citizens and disabled individuals may qualify for the Renter's Refund on a portion of the rent they paid for housing in 2014, if they meet income eligibility requirements.

"With the Renter's Refund deadline of May 31st approaching, we want to remind qualifying individuals to get their applications in soon," stated Rauschenberger. "Eligibility requirements were just expanded in 2013 and we want to make sure North Dakota residents apply if they think they are eligible."

The Renter's Refund is a part of the Homestead Tax Credit program and requirements are as follows:

65 years old, or older; or disabled
Income is less than $42,000 per year
20% of annual rent exceeds 4% of net income

Money paid for lot rent by mobile home owners may also qualify for the Renter's Refund.

Residents may find an application and instructions on the Office of State Tax Commissioner's website: www.nd.gov/tax. For more information, residents may call 701.328.3127 or 877.328.7088 (option 6).

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