ATTN PROPERTY OWNERS
As a result of recent law changes, the STAR program is being restructured. If you have applied for the STAR property tax exemption beginning this year or you closed on your home after March 1st, 2016 deadline, you will now have to apply through New York State. New STAR recipients will receive a check directly from New York State instead of receiving a school property tax exemption. The amount of the benefit will be the same.
WHAT TO DO NEXT
To be eligible for a STAR check, you must register with the New York State Tax Department by:
REGISTER BY JULY 1 TO RECEIVE A STAR CHECK THIS FALL.