2012 STAR Exemption Information
2012 School Tax Bill
STAR EXEMPTION INFORMATION
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION - MARCH 1, 2012
NEW YORK STATE SCHOOL TAX RELIEF PROGRAM (STAR)
The New York State School Tax Relief Program (STAR) provides homeowners with two types of partial exemptions from school property taxes. If you earn less than $500,000 and own and live in your home, you're probably eligible for the STAR exemption.
Click here for STAR Exemption Application Form: http://www.rhinebeck-ny.gov/2011-star-exemption-application-form
TWO TYPES OF STAR EXEMPTIONS:
Available for owner - occupied, primary residence where the income of the resident owner and their spouses is less than $500,000.00. Proof of residency is required.
Provides an increased benefit for the primary residence of senior citizens (age 65 or older) with qualifying incomes (using your 2010 Income Tax).
When applying your also must provide proof of age and residency. (ie: drivers license).
For more information:
Contact the Assessors Office at 845-876-4805
The NYS Office of Department of Taxation and Finance website: http://www.tax.ny.gov/forms/orpts/star.htm