Eligible Sweetwater County taxpayers can apply for a property tax refund

GREEN RIVER – A property tax rebate program is available through the Wyoming Department of Revenue for eligible Sweetwater County residents, according to Sweetwater County Treasurer Joe M Barbuto. To qualify, a person must own and reside in their home, have paid their 2021 property tax in full, and have been a resident of the state for at least five years.

Additionally, an individual’s assets cannot be worth more than $133,651, not including home value, one vehicle per adult, retirement accounts, cash value of life insurance policies or medical savings accounts. Finally, to be eligible, a household’s annual income cannot exceed $53,610, or 3/4 of the Sweetwater County median household income. In no event will the refund available exceed one-half of an individual’s 2021 property tax bill or one-half of the median residential property tax payable for Sweetwater County. The maximum refund amount available is $712.27.

To apply, visit and pick up an application at the County Treasurer’s Office at 80 W Flaming Gorge Way in Green River, call the Wyoming Department of Revenue at (307) 777-7320, or apply online. In addition to the application, a person must provide copies of their 2021 tax bill, receipts for 2021 property tax payments, and verification of income for each household member.

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Applications must be submitted by June 6, 2022. The Wyoming Department of Revenue will issue refund checks beginning in July of this year through September. Visit the Sweetwater County Treasurer’s Office or call us at (307) 872-3720 for more information and help applying.

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