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Circuit Breaker/Property Tax Relief
Illinois Department of Revenue
PO Box 19003
Springfield, IL 62794-9003
Phone: 217-782-3461
 
Eligibility:Homeowners, renters, mobile home owners, residents of nursing homes and shelter care homes are all eligible if they meet the following requirements: 1)65 years old, total household income less than $14,000, or 2) disabled, unable to work for 12 months, and income is less than $6,000.
Area Served:Illinois residents
Services Provided:Medical relief (pharmaceutical card) and/or a property tax grant. The pharmaceutical card is $40 or $80 per year, depending on household income. An additional $15 or $20 is paid every month that a prescription is filled. After receiving $800 worth of medicine, recipient must pay the monthly fee plus an additional 20% for each prescription. Forms are available at banks, senior centers, state offices, and hospital chapels. Call for forms at the Illinois Department of Revenue 1-800-624-2459 or the Illinois Department on Aging 1-800-252-8966.
Comments:Reduced fee license plates: circuit breaker tax relief recipients are eligible for a 50% discount on their license plate fees.

The Macomb Senior Center Outreach workers will help with the forms. Call 837-5733.
Last updated: 2003-10-06

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