Register for NYS STAR (School Property Tax Relief): Deadline 12/31/2013
All New York homeowners receiving a BASIC STAR exemption MUST re-register
(prior to12/31/13) with the New York State Tax & Finance Department in
order to receive the BASIC STAR exemption on their 2014-2015 School Tax
Bill and subsequent school tax bills thereafter. Columbia County BASIC
STAR recipients will receive a mailing from NYS within the first two weeks
of September which will instruct them on how to re-register.
ENHANCED (SENIOR CITIZEN) STAR homeowners will continue to apply each year
with their Town Assessor and are not required to re-register with NYS.
New Homeowners and/or homeowners that have never applied for the BASIC STAR
exemption will need to apply this year (prior to 3/1/14) with their Town
Assessor in order to receive this exemption on their 2014-2015 School Tax
Community Notification Enrollment
Be notified in the event of emergency situations in Columbia County, such as evacuation notices, boil water alerts, missing child reports, severe weather and more. Signing up is easy!