Homestead State Income Tax Refund
For a thorough explanation, please see the State of Kansas' Website.
The Homestead Refund is a rebate program for the property taxes paid by homeowners. This refund program is no longer available to renters. The refund is based on a portion of the property tax paid on a Kansas resident’s home. If you own your home, the refund is a percentage of your general property tax. The maximum refund is $700.
To qualify you must be a Kansas resident, living in kansas the entire year. Your total household income must be $34,000 or less.
You must also meet one of the following requirements:
- You were born before January 1, 1960; OR
- You were totally and permanently disabled or blind during the entire year, regardless of your age; OR
- You must have had a dependent child living with you all of last year, who was born before Jan. 1, 2015, and was under the age of 18 the entire year
Homestead Refund Advancement Program
- Electronically Filing Options
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Refund Status Online - Individual Income/Food Sales and Homestead
SAFE SENIOR - Kansas Property Tax Relief for Low Income Seniors
Where can I get help with my Homestead or Safe Senior claim?
Customers who need help are encouraged to visit the various sections of our website or call the Kansas Tax line at 1-785-368-8222.
The Kansas Department of Revenue also provides free assistance in Topeka, on the first floor of the Docking State Office Building at 915 Southwest Harrison. The state office hours in Topeka are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Volunteer Income Tax Preparation (VITA) Sites In Kansas
The VITA Program offers free tax help to low- to moderate-income (generally, $40,000 and below) people who cannot prepare their own tax returns. Certified volunteers sponsored by various organizations receive training to help prepare basic tax returns in communities across the country. VITA sites are generally located at community and neighborhood centers, libraries, schools, shopping malls, and other convenient locations. Most locations also offer free electronic filing. To locate the nearest VITA site, or call 1-800-829-1040.