The New York State Assembly fought for—and won—property tax rebate checks in this year’s
state budget. This is in addition to the Enhanced STAR benefit eligible homeowners already
receive in the form of a reduction in their school property tax bill. So the question is:
How do you get your rebate money?
Conveniently, seniors who receive Enhanced STAR will receive a rebate check automatically
You must be a current STAR recipient to get the rebate check; visit www.orps.state.ny.us/star/faq.htm
for information on how to enroll or call your local assessor’s office.
Senior households that make more than $70,650 aren’t eligible for Enhanced STAR, but may apply for
Basic STAR. Visit www.orps.state.ny.us/star/star_forms.cfm for an application or call your local
Easing the property tax burden
This year the New York State Legislature passed a state budget that provides New York homeowners
with $1.3 billion in property tax relief. To find out how much of a rebate you may be eligible to receive,
visit www.tax.state.ny.us/star/2007 or call