School Tax Relief Program

Alternate Name: STAR

Category: Financial Assistance

Organization: NYS Department of Taxation/ NYC Department of Finance

Description: STAR provides property tax relief to New York State's homeowners. It lowers the tax burden on New York residents who live in school districts.
Homeowners can get a partial exemption from school property taxes. Basic STAR is for all homeowners and worth about $300 credit, Enhanced STAR is for people 65 and older and is worth about $600 If you\u2019re eligible for the STAR credit, you\u2019ll receive a check for the amount of your STAR savings
Senior citizens getting STAR may also be eligible for the Senior Citizens Homeowners' Exemption (SCHE)
You do not need to register for STAR if you are a longtime homeowner with an existing STAR exemption
There are two types of STAR credits: Basic STAR and Enhanced STAR. To be eligible for both, you should be able to answer yes to all of these questions: Is the property the primary home of at least one of the owners? Do you live in one of the following types of housing? a house a condo a cooperative apartment a manufactured home a farm house a mixed-use property, including apartment buildings (only the owner-occupied portion is eligible) For Basic STAR, you should also be able to answer yes to this additional question: Is the combined income of all owners who live in the home and their spouses $500,000 a year or less? For Enhanced STAR, you should also be able to answer yes to these additional questions: Will you, or one of your siblings or spouse who live in the home, be 65 or older by December 31st? Is the combined income of all owners who live in the home and their spouses $86,000 a year or less?

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Url: https://www.tax.ny.gov/pit/property/star/register-for-star-credit.htm ; ; Visit the website Visit the STAR website for more information.
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Email: Email STAR Email the <a href="http://www1.nyc.gov/site/finance/about/contact-by-email/contact-exemptions-inquiries.page" target="_blank">NYC Department of Finance</a> if you have question about STAR.


Additional Info

Application Process: You can register for the STAR credit online in just a few minutes. Your application will be reviewed automatically to see if you are eligible. You can register for the STAR credit online in just a few minutes. Your application will be reviewed automatically to see if you are eligible for Basic or Enhanced STAR. Register online Call 311 Ask about the School Tax Relief Program. Visit the STAR website for more information. Call 311 to find out more. Email the NYC Department of Finance if you have question about STAR. Visit a center
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Details

program_code: S2R012

uid: P012en

blurb: Reduce property taxes for homeowners