At what age is someone considered to be a senior citizen for the purpose of rebate eligibility?
To be eligible for a municipal electricity and gas use tax rebate, a person must be 65 or older for the entire rebate year. In other words, you must be 65 or older by January 1st of the rebate year to be eligible. If you do not qualify by age, you may apply if you are a disabled citizen and have an Illinois Disabled Person’s Identification Card. Learn about the Secretary of State's publications and forms for persons with disabilities on their Persons with Disabilities Page.

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1. Why is the City giving rebates to senior and disabled citizens?
2. At what age is someone considered to be a senior citizen for the purpose of rebate eligibility?
3. What is an Illinois Disabled Person’s Identification Card and where do I get one?
4. Can I submit a copy of my handicap placard as proof of my disability?
5. I have a senior citizen or disabled person in my household but the utility accounts are in my name. I am not a senior citizen or disabled person. Can I apply for the rebate?
6. Can I apply on behalf of a senior citizen or disabled person if that person is incapable of applying on his own?