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 2022 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 2022:
Applications will be accepted from February 1, 2023 to October 31, 2023. 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 2022 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 1–October 31, 2023 or until funding is depleted.
Print your application or pick up a copy at Merriam City Hall.
Property Tax Rebate Application(PDF, 142KB)
Submit application form and a copy of your 2022 Federal Tax Return to Community Development at Merriam City Hall.
Note: The city will not begin processing rebates checks until mid-June of 2023.
Merriam City Hall
9001 W. 62nd St.