Wyoming Department of Health representatives are encouraging elderly and disabled Wyoming residents who may be eligible to receive state tax refunds for 2009 to submit applications by summer’s end.
The Tax Refund for the Elderly and Disabled Program provides an allowance to help cover sales and use taxes, property taxes and utility and energy costs paid by qualified state residents in 2009. Tax Refund Program Manager Donna DiNino.
To be eligible, applicants must be age 65 or over, or be totally disabled and age 18 or over with a 2009 income of less than $17,500 for single persons or $28,500 for married persons.
Eligibility is determined by the Wyoming Department of Health and checks are mailed beginning in mid December. Applications must be postmarked by August 31. Local senior centers around the state have applications and details about the refund program. More information can be obtained by calling the Wyoming Department of Health at 1-866-989-8901.