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Homeowners, Failure to Re-File Your Basic Star Exemptions Will Result in a
Property Tax Increase!
In an effort to
eliminate fraud and protect taxpayers, all homeowners receiving basic star need
to register with the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance this
year in order to continue to receive the Star Exemption for 2014 and forward.
During the month
of September, the NYS Tax Department will be mailing instructions to current
Basic Star recipients on how to register. Do not mistake this envelope for junk
will be provided with a code that will make it possible to register either
online or over the telephone. The
require homeowners to provide basic information to qualify for the STAR
program. Once completed the basic star recipients will not need to re-register
the following year
receiving the enhanced star exemption are not affected by this new requirement.
Please note that Enhanced Star requires yearly filing.
Please Remember to
Look for Registration Materials in the Mail!!!!!
You can look up
your STAR code yourself using the link below. Then you can register for the STAR
Program online. It only takes a few minutes!
Call New York
State Department of Taxation and Finance at (518)[masked] with any other
*This information &
reminder was provided to us by our group member Laura Mally from “Residents for
Efficient Special Districts Inc”.
Thank you, Laura!