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School Tax Relief Program to Help Homeowners

Q. What is STAR?
A. STAR is New York State's School Tax Relief Program that includes a school property tax rebate program and a partial property tax exemption from school taxes. All New Yorkers who own and live in their home - whether it's a condominium, cooperative apartment, manufactured home, farm dwelling, apartment building or mixed-use property - are eligible for the STAR exemption on their primary residence.

Q. How do I get my STAR exemption?
A. You must file a STAR application form with your local assessor. Further information can be found on the website of the
New York State Office of Real Property Services (ORPS)  or by calling toll-free (1-888-697-8275). For more information or to file a form, contact your town assessor's office listed below:
 

Town of Manlius
301 Brooklea Dr.
Fayetteville, NY
13066
315-637-9854
Town of Cicero
8236 South Main St.
Cicero, NY 
13039
315-699-1410
Town of Sullivan
7507 Lakeport Rd.
Chittenango, NY
13037
315-687-7221
Town of Dewitt
5400 Butternut Dr.
East Syracuse, NY
13057
315-446-0973

 

Q. Is there a deadline by which I must file the application form?
A. Yes. In the four towns listed above, the deadline is typically March 1 of each year.

Q: What is the Property Tax Freeze Credit?
A: See PDF below or click here.


Related Files
    pdf Property Tax Freeze Credit (PDF - 21 KB)
    The 2014-15 enacted budget establishes a property tax freeze credit for NYS homeowners for 2014-15 and 2015-16 school years.



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