In New York if you own a home and it is your primary residence, you are entitlted to School Tax Relief Assistance Rebate - STAR. More than 3.3 million homeowners receive deductions off their local school taxes. In addition to the Basic flat STAR deduction that all homeowners receive regardless of the property size or value, as long as it is your primary residence, there are additional Tax deductions for Seniors and Veterans. To qualify though you must apply for it locally
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Applications for Exemptions