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STAR exemption registration

The registration applies only to Basic STAR recipients. Senior citizens receiving the Enhanced STAR exemption are not affected. In order to continue receiving Enhanced STAR, seniors must continue to apply annually or participate in the Income Verification Program. Basic Star exempts the first $30,000 in value of a home from school taxes and Enhanced STAR exempts the first $63,000 in value from the tax.

Registration events

The state is holding registration events in every county. In Sullivan County, there will be a STAR registration event at the Town of Delaware Town Hall in Hortonville, NY on September 11 at 7 p.m. There will also be an event at the government center in Monticello on September 19 at 2 p.m.

In Ulster County there will be a registration event on September 24 at the county office building in Kingston.

In Orange County an event will be held on September 5 at 3:30 p.m. at the emergency management center in Goshen, and another event will be held on September 26 at the Walkill Town Hall.