Residents should be receiving basic STAR renewal information in the mail by October 15, 2013.
NEWS - New legislation requires all homeowners receiving a Basic STAR exemption to re-register with the New York State Tax Department in order to receive the exemption in 2014 and subsequent years.
Residents should be receiving basic STAR renewal information in the mail beginning in October 2013. Please FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY OR YOU COULD LOSE YOUR BASIC STAR EXEMPTION.
If you DO NOT receive your renewal information by October 15, please contact the NYS Department of Taxation and Finance at (518) 457-2036.
Registration for Smithtown residents will begin in October and will continue through December 31, 2013.
Registration is NOT done at your local Assessors office.
You can register by calling (518) 457-2036
Monday - Friday: 8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Register online by following the directions at the following link:
Basic STAR Re-registration instructions