City Of Las Vegas Utility Tax/Sewer Rebate Program Taking Applications

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Las Vegas, NV (KXNT) - The Utility Tax Rebate Program is a program offered by the city of Las Vegas to low-income seniors who reside within the city limits. Applications may be filed with the city through March 15, 2021. Application forms are not available online; applicants must apply at one of the centers listed below. Residents can call 702-229-1515 to make an appointment.

Seniors ages 60+ who qualify receive a rebate on the franchise tax they paid for local utilities throughout the 2020 year. These utilities include electric power, land-line telephone and natural gas.

Applicants must make an income of less than $16,500 for an individual or $18,900 for those filing married/head of household.

Applicants must bring copies of their 2020 local NV Energy, Southwest Gas and CenturyLink/Cox Communications telephone bills, photo identification proof of income, proof of bill payment and other supporting documentation to fill out an application. Identification and bills must match physical address.

Low-income homeowners ages 60+ who qualify also may apply for a partial rebate of the annual sewer bill on their primary residence located within the city of Las Vegas.

Appointments can be made at the following centers:

- Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive

- Doolittle Senior Center, 1930 N. J St.

- Dula Community Center, 451 E. Bonanza Road

- East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave.

- Howard Lieburn Senior Center, 6230 Garwood Ave.

- Stupak Community Center, 251 W. Boston Ave.

Due to COVID, appointments are required; no more than two people may attend an appointment. Participants are required to wear a mask and be screened. 

For more information, call 702-229-1515.