Issues: STAR (School Tax Relief Program)

Mandate Relief, Reducing Tax Burden On Homeowners Tops Education Committee Agenda

Education Committee Takes Up Legislation Providing Mandate Relief For School Districts And Reducing Tax Burden For Homeowners

February 23, 2010
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LARKIN REMINDS HOMEOWNERS TO APPLY FOR STAR BY MARCH 1ST

Senator Bill Larkin (R-C, Cornwall-on-Hudson) is reminding homeowners that the deadline to apply for the (Basic and Enhanced) STAR property tax exemption is March 1, 2010.

Basic STAR, which exempts $30,000 of a home’s value from school taxes, is available to all New Yorkers who own and live in their home. Assuming you do not move, you only need to apply for this exemption once.

February 17, 2010
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Senator Farley Reminds Constituents of March 1st STAR Deadline

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C - Schenectady) remind constituents that the date for applying or reapplying for the School Tax Relief Program (STAR) is rapidly approaching.

"Every year some people miss out on their STAR savings because they miss the deadline," Senator Farley said. "In most towns and cities, the deadline is March 1st. I strongly suggest that residents contact their local assessor to confirm their municipality's deadline."

February 16, 2010
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View Testimony from Joint Budget Hearings

 

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Below you will find the list of combined testimonies from all of the Joint Budget Hearings in both written and video formats. This page will be updated as the materials become available.

January 28, 2010
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PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION INFORMATION

There are a number of different programs available to Nassau and Suffolk County residents to help them save money on their property taxes.

STAR Program:

New York State's School Tax Relief (STAR) program provides recipients with savings on their school property taxes.

The STAR program works in two parts:

Basic STAR is available to New Yorkers who own and live in their own home, condominium, or cooperative apartment, with an adjusted gross income that does not exceed $500,000, regardless of age.

January 24, 2010
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THE FACTS ABOUT STAR

What does STAR stand for?

STAR stands for School Tax Assessment Relief

What is STAR?

A New York State school tax relief program, which provides a partial exemption from school property taxes for homeowners.

December 10, 2009
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THE FACTS ABOUT STAR

December, 2009

 

December 10, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO REMINDS NASSAU COUNTY HOMEOWNERS TO SAVE ON SCHOOL TAXES THROUGH NEW YORK STATE STAR PROGRAM

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. is reminding all Nassau County residents that they can receive savings on their school property taxes through New York State’s STAR program. The deadline to apply for the STAR program is January 4, 2010.

October 30, 2009
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What's In Your Mailbox?

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Over the past few years, at about this time, I have reminded homeowners to check their mailbox for their STAR rebate check.  Unfortunately, this year, no such reminder is needed.  Thanks to the governor and his Democrat colleagues, that check is not in the mail.

October 2, 2009
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Staff Report on the SFY 2008-09 Senate Budget

August 31, 2009
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Staff Analysis of the SFY 2008-09 Executive Budget

Analysis of the Executive Budget begins with a summary of the spending plan. It then examines an explanation of receipts and provides for Senate issues in focus. Finally, it examines appropriations and disbursements for each agency and program included in the budget. The report provides a comparison of the appropriations recommended this year with those approved last year, and an analysis of the Governor’s recommendations.

August 31, 2009
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Staff Analysis of the SFY 2009-10 Executive Budget Vols. I & II

This analysis of the Executive Budget begins with a summary of the spending plan. It then examines an explanation of receipts and provides for Senate issues in focus. Finally, it examines appropriations and disbursements for each agency and program included in the budget. The report provides a comparison of the appropriations recommended this year with those approved last year, and an analysis of the Governor’s recommendations.

August 31, 2009
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Staff Report on the SFY 2008-09 Adopted Budget

August 31, 2009
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Financial Information Review

Pursuant to the State Finance Law (Section 23(5)), as amended by Chapter 1 of the laws of 2007, this is the Senate staff report on estimated State receipts and disbursements for the current and ensuing fiscal years.  Pursuant to the statute, included in this report are estimated tax receipts on an all-funds basis, estimated lottery receipts, estimated miscellaneous receipts to be received in the General Fund, and the underlying factors and data upon which such receipts are based. 

August 31, 2009
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Sen. Young launches petition drive to restore STAR rebate checks

Posted 5.4.09 THE OBSERVER

ALBANY - Senator Catharine Young (R,C,I Olean) has launched a statewide petition drive to restore the STAR rebate checks to homeowners.

To read full story go to:

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/523030.html

May 4, 2009
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Free Middle Class Star Property Tax Rebate Workshops

(35th District, NY) – Questions about the new 2007 Middle Class STAR Rebate? Get the answers you need at the STAR Rebate workshops sponsored by State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D-Yonkers). The workshops are free and open to the public. A workshop was held in Greenburgh on August 13, and now other locations have been added in Mount Pleasant and Yonkers.

Senator Stewart-Cousins’ free STAR Rebate workshops will be held at the following locations:

August 21st Mt. Pleasant Library

350 Bedford Road, Pleasantville

August 23rd Grinton I. Will Library

August 14, 2007
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