Reminder: Don't miss the STAR Registration Deadline

(December 20, 2013) 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 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 registeration on the Tax Department's website is fast and easy and takes less than 5 minutes. Visit

If you have any questions or don't have access to the internet, call the Tx Department at 518-457-2036.

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