If you’re a Chicago, Illinois resident with security cameras, you could be eligible for a tax rebate by applying.
The tax rebate is to cover the costs incurred to install outdoor security cameras and is sent as a tax rebate.
The program is called the City’s Home and Business Protection Program and any resident, business, religious temple, and non-profit organization can apply.
The following security measures are covered under the tax rebate
- Outdoor security cameras
- One year of cloud storage for video footage
- Outdoor motion sensor lighting
- Vehicle GPS trackers
- Subscription costs
To apply, you must have purchased eligible devices.
If you already owned a security system, you can take a photo of your devices and apply.
You need to be the owner or renter of the property you’ve installed the system for within city limits.
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You may also own or lease a vehicle registered to a primary address in the city.
Documentation proving purchase is necessary, and they should be purchased after June 6, 2022.
A photograph of the installed devices must be submitted.
How much you’ll get with the tax rebate
- $225 per camera for up to two cameras
- $150 for one year of cloud storage
- $100 per light for up to 2 lights
- $50 per vehicle GPS for up to two trackers
- $120 for a tracking subscription
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