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Uinta County Courthouse
225 9th St.
Evanston, WY 82930-3415
Ph: (307) 783-0301
Bridger Valley:
(307) 782-7432
Tax Refund For Elderly & Disabled Program

Tax Refund For 
Elderly & Disabled
Wyoming Department
Of Health

453 Hathaway Building
Cheyenne, Wy 82002


Toll Free Number
1-866-989-8901


Fax 1-307-777-5896

Email:

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For a complete copy of the program rules and regulations, please send an email to:

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CURRENT PROPERTY TAX
REFUND/CREDIT/DEFERRAL
PROGRAMS IN WYOMING


VETERAN'S PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION


Property tax exemption available to a qualifying veteran or his or her surviving spouse.

Applications:Local County Assessor


PROPERTY TAX REFUND PROGRAM

Application forms are available from:
Your Local County Treasurer
or
Wyoming Department of Revenue
122 W. 25th St, 2 West
Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002-0110.
307-777-7320

http://wy-uintacounty.civicplus.com/DocumentView.aspx?DID=939

PROPERTY TAX DEFERRAL PROGRAM

Currently only available in Teton County. A program to defer (not refund or credit) property taxes on a qualifying residence.

Applications: Local County Assessor

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Everyday bills and other expenses can sure add up. Many older and disables Wyoming residents could use a little extra financial help. Administered by the Wyoming Department of Health, the tax Refund for Elderly & Disabled program provides an allowance to help cover sales and use taxes, and utility and energy costs to qualified residents.

Public notice of this program is made though paid newspaper advertising, direct mail to pervious applicants, outreach to senior centers and news releases around the state.

Applications can be picked up from local senior centers from June 01, thur the last working day in August.

To receive a refund, qualified residents must submit a new application each year.

PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY

Those eligible by statue for this program are individuals who are 65 years of age or older or 18 years of age or older and totally (100 Percent) disabled. Income for these individuals must be less than $17,500 per year if single or $28,500 per year if married. Residency for 12 months prior to the date of application.

For a qualified single individual, the amount of refund varies between $250 and up to $800. Income of $10,000 and below entitles the individuals to the full refund established by the program. The refund is prorated for incomes between $10,000 and $17,500.

For married couple, the amount of refund varies between $216 and up to $900. Income of $16,000 and below entitles the individuals to the full refund established by the program. The refund is prorated for incomes between $16,000 and $28,500.


IMPORTANT PROGRAM NOTES

* There are three types of applicant; joint, single or joint with deceased spouse only if a spouse died during 2011 or 2012.

* Qualified applicants must be age 65 or over or totally disabled (100 percent) for at least one full year prior to the application date.

* Total household assets must not exceed $28,500 per adult household member, per W.S. 39-11-1109 (c)vii.

* Refunds shall be reduced by the dollar amount received from any veteran's exemption under W. S. 39-13-105, or any property tax refund under W.S. 39-11-109 (c)(iii).

* Due to medical privacy laws we will not ask for your social security number, Instead, we will ask for the form number imprinted on applications in the upper right hand corner the starts with "11," or your last and first name.

 Total Number of Records for Income Year 2010

 

QUALIFICATION
TYPE
 TOTAL
COUNT
PERCENT  AVERAGE
REFUND
 DISABLED     3240 52.99% 680.50
 AGE 65 OR OVER  2867  46.89% 557.76
 PREVIOUSLY
QUALIFIED
7  .11%  719.83
 RETURN TYPE      
 SINGLE 5410  88.49% 628.50
 JOINT 648  10.60% 580.05
 JOINT WITH DECEASED
SPOUSE
56 .92% 587.47

 Fiscal Year 2011 Sources of Revenue to Wyoming's General

 

Sales and Use Tax

38.7% 

Severance Tax    

18.7% 

All other sources

15.6%

Interest Income0

27.0%