NY State SchoolTax Relief  EXEMPTION Program

 

The New York State School Tax Relief Program provides a property tax savings from school taxes for ALL owner-occupied primary residences (BASIC STAR). To apply for either BASIC STAR or Enhanced STAR, you MUST file application with the Huntington STAR office by March 1, ("taxable status date") in order to be applied to the following year's tax bill.

BASIC STAR applicants have NO Age, Income, or Annual Renewal Requirements.

Using the most current data available, the individual SCHOOL TAX SAVINGS in the Town of Huntington (which varies depending on local school district tax rates) for BASIC STAR is ESTIMATED as follows:

Basic STaR exemption

(Apply only once, before March 1st.)

#1 Elwood...............................deduct $878.63

#2 Cold Spring Harbor.........deduct $795.39

#3 Huntington........................deduct $880.52

#4 Northport..........................deduct $697.80

#5 Half Hollow Hills..............deduct $719.79

#6 Harborfields....................deduct $896.65

#10 Commack......................deduct $952.85

#13 South Huntington.........deduct $916.13


Enhanced STaR exemption

Enhanced STAR applicants MUST submit proof of Age and Income, and MUST renew annually, on or before March 1st of each year

Senior Citizens may be eligible for a larger savings if their combined annual incomes for 2007 does not exceed $73,000 (Enhanced STAR).

(The age requirement for Enhanced STaR is 65.)

#1 Elwood...............................deduct $1,738.95, apply annually

#2 Cold Spring Harbor.........deduct $1574.21, apply annualy

#3 Huntington........................deduct $1742.70, apply annually

#4 Northport...........................deduct $$1381.05, apply annually

#5 Half Hollow Hills...............deduct $1424.59, apply annually

#6 Harborfields......................deduct $1774.63, apply annually

#10 Commack........................deduct $1885.85, apply annually

#13 South Huntington..........deduct $1813.17, apply annually

To apply for either BASIC STAR or Enhanced STAR, you MUST file application with the Huntington STAR office by March 1, ("taxable status date") in order to be applied to the following year's tax bill.