The Residential City Property Tax Rebate Program helps reduce the tax burden on income-qualified Merriam Households by returning the city portion of property taxes that are collected. This is a city-funded project and is designed to assist residents whose 2023 income falls within the guideline for Low Income as established by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Your income must be at or below HUD low income guidelines for 2023:
Applications will be accepted from February 5, 2024 to August 30, 2024. Assistance will be provided on a first-come basis until the program funds are allocated.
In order to be eligible for the Residential City Property Tax Rebate Program your Household (all persons living at the residence) must meet the following criteria:
Household members must provide their 2023 Federal Tax return as proof of income. For Household members that are not required to file a Federal Income Tax return, proof of social security, veteran, or other benefit payments will be accepted.
Program applications will be accepted between February 5–August 30, 2024 or until funding is depleted.
Property owner submits an application to Community Development
Property owner is required to sign an affidavit attesting that they have provided income information for all household members residing in the dwelling
The affidavit must be notarized. Notaries are available at City Hall
Applications are reviewed in the order they are received
Print your application or pick up a copy at Merriam City Hall.
Property Tax Rebate Application(PDF, 110KB)
Submit application form and a copy of your 2023 Federal Tax Return to Community Development at Merriam City Hall.
The city will not process a rebate check until all of 2023 property taxes are paid in full.
The city at any time, without prior notice, and at its sole discretion, may modify or eliminate this program.
Merriam City Hall
9001 W. 62nd St.