STAR (School Tax Relief)
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.
|Town of Cicero
8236 South Main St.
|Town of Sullivan
7507 Lakeport Rd.
|Town of Dewitt
5400 Butternut Dr.
East Syracuse, NY
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.
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