Reminder: Don’t Miss the STAR Registration Deadline

For the first time, homeowners who are receiving the Basic STAR property tax exemption are required to register with the New York State Tax Department for their exemption.

The deadline to register is December 31, 2013.

If you are receiving the Basic STAR exemption, and have not yet registered, don’t risk losing this benefit.   The exemption saves the average homeowner $700.

Online registration on the Tax Department’s Web site is fast, easy and takes less than five minutes.   Visit

If you have questions or don’t have access to the Internet, call the Tax Department at 518-457-2036.

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