TAX CREDITS or REFUNDS AVAILABLE FROM STATE OF MISSOURI SENIOR CITIZEN, VETERAN OR 100% DISABLED REAL ESTATE TAX ONLY Missouri law has not provided for local assistance with real estate taxes, however, there are two programs offered through the State of Missouri. Please contact the agencies listed below for more details on these programs.
MO-PTC (also referred to as Circuit Breaker) Renters or homeowners if qualify
Maximum income $30,000 single / $34,000 married Refund up to $1100 from State of Missouri Submit by April 15 of each year - may file for 3 years from original due date Contact your tax preparer or the Warrensburg Senior Citizens Center after January 1 for assistance 660-747-2624 If you own more than 5 acres with the residence, please request Form 948 from the County Assessor For more information visit the Department of Revenue Website or phone DOR at 573-751-3505
HOMESTEAD PRESERVATION ACT (New program in 2004) PROGRAM DISCONTINUED BY STATE OF MO FOR 2011
Credit only for INCREASE in taxes if increase exceeds 2.5 to 5.0 percent Maximum combined income $77,254 Application period is April 1 to October 15 If approved, a credit will be applied to next year’s county real estate tax For more information visit the Department of Revenue Website or phone DOR at 573-751-3505.