Resident Rebate

The Resident Rebate Program is closed and will re-open in May 2024.

About the Resident Rebate

The City of Arvada offers tax rebates to qualified residents through the Resident Rebate Program. The Program runs from May through August. Rebate amounts are $85 for the first person and $50 for additional persons. Partial residency rebates are offered on a pro-rated basis.

All qualified residents must fill out an application each year and provide proof of income.

New Applicants: If this is the first time you are applying:

  • Submit proof of residency:
    • ID with address
    • Lease agreement
    • Water bill
  • Submit proof of income for everyone in the household
  • Every person over 18 is required to submit a valid photo ID and a completed affidavit (included on the form)

Existing Applicants: If you have applied for the rebate in the past (rebate will be mailed to your home):

  • Fill out the rebate application
  • If anyone turned 18, an affidavit and photo ID are required
  • Submit proof of income for everyone in the household
  • If you moved, submit proof of residency (otherwise not required for existing applicants)

Eligibility

You may be qualified for the Resident Tax Rebate Program if you lived within the Arvada City limits during the program year and meet one of the following criteria:

  • Senior citizen: Age 65 by December 31 of the program year; or
  • Single: Between the age of 55 and 65 by December 31 of the program year and do not share the household with another adult; or
  • Disabled person; or
  • Single head of household with dependent children;

And, the gross income for the entire household from all sources, including Social Security, is equal to or less than the annual income limit set yearly by the Department of Housing and Urban Development. See the application for details

Required Documents

Documentation must be provided each year for all income sources and bank statements cannot be accepted. Residency information must also be provided for applicants that are new or those that have moved. Residency can be established with:

  • Copy of a lease agreement or rental receipts for program year.
  • Copy of City of Arvada utility bill in applicant's name.
  • Other documents accepted at the discretion of City staff.

Rebates cannot be processed until we receive the completed application, affidavit/ID/proof of residency (if necessary), and all income documents.

Contact Information

You may call the Resident Rebate hotline at 720-898-7114 for more detailed information.