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February 25th, 2011 — 2:07pm

STAR. What exactly is  STAR? STAR is a New York State tax relief program that lowers property taxes for owner-occupied primary residences (click here for a STAR Exemption FAQ sheet).  Meaning, to be eligible for the STAR reduction, you must own a property that you use as your primary residence.  The STAR exemption applies only to school district taxes. There are two levels of STAR benefits – Basic STAR and Enhanced STAR. Continue reading »

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