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Tax loop “long time owner occupants program”

December 29th, 2013 | Filed Under: News and Events

Take advantage of the tax loop program , your paperwork for this program should of been mailed to you, if you been in your home for 10 years or more you may qualify for a tax reduction,

As taken from the Phila.gov website ; If you are approved, your tax bill will be reduced for 10 years with a one-time application. To get these savings, your application must be received by February 17, 2014, and you have to meet the other requirements below.

LOOP Eligibility Requirements:

  • You must own and have lived in this property as your primary residence since at least July 1, 2003.
  • Your home is either a single family or a multi-unit property with no more than three residential units and one commercial unit.
  • Your property has not received a tax abatement.
  • The Real Estate Taxes on your property must be paid in full or you must be up-to-date on a payment plan (or have an application for a payment agreement pending).
  • There is an income limit based on Household size.

What do I do next?

  1. Fill out and submit the application (must be received byFebruary 17, 2014)
  2. Pay the amount due after the LOOP discount as your 2014 Real Estate Tax by March 31, 2014 (or by February 28, 2014 to get a 1% discount). The discounted amount can be found on the brochure mailed to you or look it up here.
  3. If your LOOP application is not approved, you will need to pay the balance of your tax bill by April 30, 2014.
  4. LOOP Application

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