Tax Relief for Elderly & Disabled

York County offers a program to taxpayers who are age 65 or older or permanently disabled, which exempts, or partially exempts the tax on their real estate or mobile home. To qualify for this program property owners must meet the following requirements:

  • Assets cannot exceed $220,000 (excludes residence, furnishings and ten-acres of land)
  • Be age 65 or older or permanently disabled as of December 31st of the year immediately preceding the current tax year
  • Applications are requested to be filed with the Commissioner of the Revenue annually on or before April 1st
  • One owner income must be $52,400 or less ($62,400 or less if permanently disabled) and two owner incomes must be $59,850 or less ($69,850 or less if one owner is permanently disabled and $79,850 or less if both owners are permanently disabled)
  • Owner(s) applying must reside on the property
1 Eligible Owner
Household Income
2 or more Eligible Owners
Household Income
Not to 
$32,751 - $52,400 $34,701 - $59,850 25% $630.00
$22,951 - $32,750 $26,151 - $34,700 50% $1,260.00
$22,950 - and Under $26,150 - and Under 100% $2,530.00

*Assistance is capped at the eligible percentage of the median home price of homes in York County. 
Note: Households who were previously approved for tax relief and who will see a decrease in assistance due to the change in methodology, shall be grandfathered under the prior assistance levels until January 1, 2025.

If you or anyone in your household is required to file a Federal Income Tax Return, a copy of Form 1040 must be submitted along with the application. Each individual must submit a copy of the Annual Social Security Statement/Annuity Statement, W-2 (s), 1099 (s), and any other statement providing the source of income, along with the application.

Certain other conditions may apply. Please call the Office of the Commissioner of the Revenue at 757-890-3382 or print out a Tax Relief for the Elderly and Disabled for Real Estate/Mobile Home application (PDF).