The law regarding STAR changed as of April 1, 2016. Please read the
information below carefully.
NEW Owners or First Time Filers for STAR
As of April 1, 2016, the Basic and
Enhanced STAR program is being administered by the NYS Department of Tax and
Finance for new STAR applicants, and has been converted to a tax credit in the
form of a reimbursement check. New applicants must register with the
NYS Tax Department.
Register Here or call
518-457-2036 (8:30am - 4:30pm)
Additional Information Here
EXISTING Basic and
Enhanced STAR Exemption Recipients
The STAR property tax exemption for existing STAR
recipients has not changed, and is still administered by the Assessor's Office.
Applicants must be over 65 years of age by 12/31. Proof of residence, age and income must
be submitted with the application.
(Please read the following information regarding the age requirement.)
***You must currently be receiving STAR on your
property taxes to use this form and apply with the Assessor's Office.
Enhanced STAR Renewal
Enhanced STAR Optional Income Verification Authorization
Please read the following
information to determine eligibility.
Address Change Request
Please Note: The annual deadline for all exemption application filings
with the Assessor's Office is March 1st.
After the deadline has passed, we begin accepting applications
for the next year's assessment roll