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 2021 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

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