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Thompson Announces Star Property Tax Deadline Extension For Seniors


Taxpayer Assistance 1-800-225-5829

NYS Taxation & Finance: 716-855-5460

City of Buffalo: 716-851-4374

City of Niagara Falls: 716-286-4380

City of Tonawanda: 716-695-8639

Town of Grand Island: 716-773-9600- x648

The average tax savings for 2006-2007 is $789.58 for Enhanced STAR and $416.98 for BASIC STAR. Enhanced STAR and the Senior Property Tax Exemption Discount are additional discounts that property owners can apply for. These tax savings programs have restrictions of being plus 65 years old and have income restrictions of either $60,000 combined household annual income or $33,000 respectively. Interested individuals should bring the following with them:

• Proof of Ownership: Copy of Deed
• Proof of Annual Income: Complete 2006 Federal Tax Return, Social Security 1099 Form
• Proof of Age: Driver’s License, Copy of Birth Certificate, Passport
•(2 Copies) Of Proof of Residency: Utility Bills, Driver’s License, Car Registration, Voter