Homestead Refunds

Homestead | Safe Senior | Senior and Disabled Veterans Property Tax Refund | Examples of Income

You may file at the County Clerk's office at 100 N. Broadway, Suite 620 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

You may also access the forms here: Kansas Department of Revenue - Homestead Refund (

You can only file for one program, Homestead, SAFESR or SVR.

Homestead Refund

The Homestead Refund is a rebate program for the property taxes paid by homeowners prior to January 1, 2023. The refund is based on a portion of the property tax paid on a Kansas resident’s homestead. If you own your home, the refund is a percentage of your general property tax. The maximum refund is $700. This refund program is not available to renters.


To qualify you must be a Kansas resident, living in Kansas the entire year. Your total household income must be $40,500 or less.  You must also meet one of the following requirements:

SAFE SENIOR –Kansas property tax relief for low-income seniors

The Safe Senior Refund is a property tax refund program administered under the provisions of the Kansas Homestead Act (Property Tax Refund). Safe Senior is also referred to as, “Kansas Property Tax Relief for Low Income Seniors”. The refund is up to 75% of the 2023 general property tax paid or to be paid on the 2023 real estate tax statement for the residence in which the claimant lived in 2023.


To qualify a claimant must meet ­all of the following requirements for the Safe Senior refund:

Senior and Disabled Veterans Property Tax Refund (SVR Homestead)

As the property tax amount of the claimant’s home increases over the years, the amount of property tax over the base year amount is refunded back to the claimant. This in essence is “locking” in the presumable lower property tax by refunding any increased amount of property tax back.



Some examples of income are: