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Homestead Credit Refund for Homeowners

Posted on: Wednesday, July 6th, 2016  //  under

Minnesota Homestead Credit Refund for Homeowners

 

Homestead Credit Refund Up To $2640Important Information about Minnesota’s Homestead Credit Refund from the Minnesota Department of Revenue

 

Minnesota homeowners, have you filed for your 2014 or 2015 Minnesota Homestead Credit Refund yet? Even if you weren’t required to file an income tax return, our friends at the Minnesota Department of Revenue want you to know that you might be eligible for a refund.

But you must act fast!
 
 
Do You Qualify?

You may qualify for the Homestead Credit Refund if you meet all of these requirements:

  • You are a full- or part-year Minnesota resident
  • You owned and lived in your home on January 2, 2016 (January 2, 2015 if filing for the 2014 Homestead Credit Refund)
  • Your home is classified as “residential homestead” by the county
  • You do not owe delinquent property taxes. Or have made arrangements with your county to pay any delinquent taxes
  • You meet the income requirements

 
How do you get a refund?

 
What information do you need?

To apply for the Homestead Credit Refund, you will need your:

  • Social Security Number
  • Address
  • Household income records
  • Statement of Property Taxes Payable in 2016 for the 2015 Form M1PR. Or Statement of Property Taxes Payable in 2015 for the 2014 Form M1PR.

 
What is the filing deadline?

For the 2014 refund, you must file by August 15, 2016. For the 2015 refund, you must file by August 15, 2017.
 
Can you track the status of your refund?

The Department of Revenue began processing property tax refunds on July 1. You can track the status of your property tax refund after July 1 by using their Where’s My Refund? system.
 
Where can you find more information?

Visit the Minnesota Department of Revenue website for more information about the Homestead Credit Refund.