The Renter Rebate Program refunds to eligible renters the portion of rent paid that exceeds an established percentage for household income. Determine your household income.
|Maximum Percentage of Income for Rent||2%||4.5%||5%|
You must meet all of the following eligibility requirements to file a Renter Rebate Claim:
- You were domiciled in Vermont for the entire calendar year
- You were not claimed as a dependent of another taxpayer
- Your Household Income did not exceed $47,000
- You are the only person in the household making a renter rebate claim
- You rented in Vermont for the entire year from January 1 through December 31
How to File
The Renter Rebate Claim can be filed electronically through your tax software or directly in myVTax.
You may file a Renter Rebate Claim even if you are not required to file an income tax return. To file a claim, you must submit the following forms:
- Form PR-141, and Schedule HI-144
- Form LC-142
Forms and Publications
|LC-142||Instructions||Vermont Landlord Certificate|
|PR-141, HI-144||Instructions||Renter Rebate Claim|
|FS-1148||Form LC-142, the Landlord Certificate|
|FS-1057||Vermont Schedule HI-144: Determining Household Income|
|FS-1037||The Vermont Renter Rebate Claim|
|GB-1128||myVTax Guide: How to Complete the Renter Rebate Claim|
|GB-1127||myVTax Guide: How to Complete the Landlord Certificate|
|Watch||Video: How to Complete the Renter Rebate Claim|
|Watch||Video: How to Complete the Landlord Certificate|
Unable to get a certificate from your landlord?
You may still file a paper renter rebate claim. Complete a paper Landlord Certificate, Form LC-142, Landlord Certificate. Include your landlord's name, address, and telephone number, and attach copies of your cancelled checks or receipts for rent paid. Attach a letter explaining why you could not get a Landlord Certificate. Do not sign the form.
Mail completed renter rebate forms to:
Vermont Department of Taxes
PO Box 1881
Montpelier, VT 05601-1881