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American Heroes "Grant"

American Heroes Grant

 The 'American Heroes Grant' is to provide a refund of County Taxes to anyone deployed by the military for a period of four months or more. The specifics to be eligible for this grant include the following:

 General Information

  • The grant period to be covered includes the 2007 through 2024 tax years.
  • The grant is available to all services/branches.
  • Deployment must be for a minimum of four (4) months.
  • Full County Tax refund for any year which includes part of the deployment.
  • A deployment spanning two calendar years would result in a refund for each year.
  • Refunds will be made only on the county taxes paid on the qualifying 'Homestead' or 'Farmstead' parcel and the person deployed must be the taxpayer.
  • In the event the deployed service personnel would return early due to an injury, the grant request will still be honored based on the scheduled deployment, not the actual time served.
  • County Taxes must be paid before any refunds will be issued.
  • Copy of your Deployment Paper is required with your application.

Filing Instructions

  • Please complete the top portion of the form on the reverse side, filling in all blanks and answering each question.
  • The property address should be that of the 'Homestead' or 'Farmstead' property in which you are applying for the 'American Heroes Grant'.
  • Be sure to sign and date your application.
  • Be sure to attach a copy of the required Deployment Paper.
  • Mail completed form to: 
    Lehigh County Government Center
    Office of Assessment
    17 South Seventh Street, Rm 517
    Allentown PA 18101-2401

If you have questions please call the Assessment Office at 610-782-3038