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Enhanced STAR Exemption

Enhanced STAR is the same as the Basic STAR except that extra discounts are available to seniors. For the 2019 Assessment Roll:

1.  All owners must be 65 or older by December 31st, 2019 (except in the case of spouse or 
     sibling as defined by law).
2.  You must meet the income eligibility requirement.
      - current maximum combined income of all owners, and any spouse that resides on the
         property, is $86,300 (subject to change)
       - based on 2017 income  (Adjusted Gross Income less Taxable IRA Distributions)
3.  You must have been eligible for, and received, a STAR exemption on this property, under your 
     name, on the 2015 assessment roll.
4.  Submit all of the necessary application documents and 2017 income to the Town of Ogden's
     Assessor's Office by March 1, 2019.
5.  New, beginning on the 2019 roll year: all Enhanced STAR applicants must be enrolled in
     the Income Verification 
Program. Beginning next  year - the New York State Department of
    Taxation and Finance will verify your income for STAR purposes - there will be no need to 
     reapply each year for the Enhanced STAR program. The NYS Tax Department will contact you
     if they need additional information.


    Enhanced STAR Income Verification Program (IVP): Overview

    Enhanced STAR Income Verification Program (IVP): Questions and answers for 
    property owners

New applications for Enhanced STAR:

Enhanced STAR - New applications - Packet   (5 pages)

     - 2019 Enhanced STAR Checklist
     - Form RP-425  (application form)
     - Form RP-425-IVP  (Income Verification Program form - optional)

NOTE:  In order to be eligible for the Enhanced STAR exemption on your school tax - you must have received a STAR exemption on this property, in your name, for the 2015-2016 school year. If you did not, you are not eligible for the Enhanced STAR exemption. However, you may be eligible for the Enhanced STAR credit. Register at www.tax.ny.gov/star or call (518) 457-2036.

You must submit both Forms RP-425 and RP-425-IVP with 2017 income documentation by March 1, 2019.

Renewals for Enhanced STAR:  (renewal forms are mailed late September) 

Enhanced STAR - Renewal applications - Packet   (5 pages)
     - 2019 Checklist and Income Information
     - Form RP-425-Rnw  (renewal application form)
     - Form RP-425-IVP  (Income Verification Program form - optional)

Additional Links for Enhanced STAR Exemption:

     Income for STAR Purposes Worksheet  (if you do not file income taxes-submit with supporting documents)
     Third Party Notification for the Enhanced STAR Exemption   RP-425-TPN
     2019 Enhanced STAR Checklist

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