STAR (School Tax Relief) Program

Changes to NYS law make the Enhanced STAR Income Verification Program mandatory to continue receiving the Exemption – for Enhanced STAR and AGED C/T/S applicants.

Basic STAR: For owner-occupied properties with 2018 adjusted gross income below $500,000.

Enhanced Senior STAR: For owner-occupied properties, where the homeowner is age 65 or older with 2018 adjusted gross income of $88,050 or less.

Low Income Senior Citizens’ Partial Real Property Tax Exemption: Exemption on property taxes for low-income property owners age 65 or older. Must meet income
guidelines, be age 65 byMarch 1st, provide proof of unadjusted/gross income for 2019 and own the property at least one year prior to applying.

For more information, call your local Assessor’s Office or Office for Aging at 778-2411.

Publish Date
January 9, 2020