Each and every calendar year, the Town of Boulder gives rebates to support group members with reduce incomes pay out for food stuff.
Because passage of a voter initiative in 1967, Boulder has operated the Meals Tax Rebate program to assistance reduce the economical load on reduce money inhabitants for metropolis gross sales tax compensated on food items merchandise. The system aims to broaden economical support to enhance economic steadiness in our neighborhood.
Rebates for 2020 will be $89 for people and $270 for households. To be qualified, applicants ought to meet specific economical standards, have been a resident of Boulder for the total 2020 calendar calendar year and be:
- age 62 or in excess of for the overall 2020 calendar calendar year or
- a human being with a incapacity or
- a spouse and children with young children under 18 yrs of age in the home for the full 2020 calendar calendar year.
City citizens who do not have long-lasting shelter are qualified for the refund and can meet the residency prerequisite by supplying documentation that they are receiving expert services from a town-acknowledged homelessness providers agency.
Those seeking a rebate will have to fill out an application documenting their eligibility. The software interval commences March 1, 2021. Applications should be obtained in individual or postmarked by June 30, 2021. Candidates from 2019 and 2020 will automatically obtain an application in the mail. Boulder community users can go to www.BoulderFoodTaxRebate.com to down load and print an application or fill one particular out as a result of the safe online portal. Printed apps are also obtainable for pickup all through company hours at the Key Boulder Public Library positioned at 1001 Arapahoe Avenue. If probable, applications ought to be returned by mail or done on-line to restrict gatherings and to assistance lessen the distribute of COVID-19.
Apps will be accessible online and at the library in Spanish and English starting off March 1. A lot more info on the system is out there at bouldercolorado.gov/human-expert services or by contacting Jay Allen, Program Administrator, at 720-693-3289.
Zach McGee, Media Relations, 303-868-6810
Jay Allen, Food Tax Rebate Administrator, 720-693-3289
Released: Feb. 12, 2021