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Who qualifies for a home heating credit claim?

You may qualify for a home heating credit if all of the following apply:

  • You owned or were contracted to pay rent and occupied a Michigan homestead
  • You were NOT a full-time student who was claimed as a dependent on another person's income tax return
  • You did NOT live in college or university operated housing for the entire year
  • Your income was within the limits in Table A and Table B
  • You did NOT live in a Care facility for the entire tax year: See Exceptions for Licensed Care Facilities

    Care Facilities:
  • Adult Foster Care Home
  • Licensed home for the aged
  • Nursing home
  • Substance abuse treatment center

    Special Situations:
  • Shared Housing
  • Part Year Resident Owners/Renters
  • Deceased Taxpayers
  • View Special Situations Information