Utility Tax Rebate

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The Utility Tax Rebate application period for power bills dated April 2018 - March 2019 is available April 1, 2019 until May 31, 2019.

To be eligible for the rebate you must be ONE of the following:

  • A Senior Citizen (65 years or older) Resident of Collinsville,
  • A Disabled Resident of Collinsville,
  • or A Low Income Resident of Collinsville

Eligibility and required documentation for Senior Citizen filers are as follows:

  • 65-years of age or older on or before 3/31/2019 (no income limit)
  • State or Federally issued identification (must show birth date)
  • Entire electric and gas billing from April 2018 through March 2019 (name and address must correspond to identification)

Eligibility and required documentation for IL Class 2 Disability filers are as follows: 

  • Illinois Person with a Disability Identification Card stating that the claimant is under a Class 2 Disability
  • State or Federally issued identification (must show birth date)
  • Entire electric and gas billing from April 2018 through March 2019 (name and address must correspond to identification)

Eligibility and required documentation for Low Income filers are as follows:

  • State or Federally issued identification (must show birth date)
  • Entire electric and gas billing from April 2018 through March 2019 (name and address must correspond to identification)
  • United States income tax return, IRS Notice 703 or an affidavit indicating that no income tax return was filed for the prior year. Income must not exceed limits for household size in the table below.

 


Applications can be submitted in the following ways:

  1. From Your Home, online at https://ultra.localgov.org/ by May 31, 2019
  2. At City Hall by signing a LOA (Letter of Agency) to access your Ameren statements electronically and your state issued ID and submit online via Azavar.
  3. At City Hall by bringing in physical copies of your utility bills and your photo ID to be scanned and submitted online by Azavar.

Documents can be dropped off at City Hall starting April 1, 2019.

 


 

An e-mail will be sent to you with the status of your rebate and if approved, your check will be issued within 30 days.

Maximum Utility Tax Rebate is $55.

For further assistance, please call City Hall at (618) 5200 ext. 1186.