Friday, December 30, 2016

STAR Nassau Deadline To File Extended | To Jan 3rd

Mangano Extends Deadline To File For Exemptions 
To January 3, 2017

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano today announced that he will be extending the exemptions filing deadline to Tuesday, January 3, to accommodate homeowners affected by the suspension of mail delivery on January 2.
(Note: You Can Apply Online Here and Get Online Forms Here)

If you applied in the past, you don’t need to reapply unless you purchased a new home, changed your deed, or are 65 years or older and did not check the income verification box on your application for the Enhanced STAR program.

Department of Assessment | Open Monday, January 2rd

While the Department of Assessment will be open on January 2 to accept and help homeowners file their exemption applications, all post offices will be closed in observance of the New Year’s Day Federal holiday.

There is no filing fee to process any exemption application and Department of Assessment personnel will be available to answer any questions regarding the filing process and forms.

The Department of Assessment is located on the Fourth Floor at 240 Old Country Road in Mineola. The department’s normal operating hours are from 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Contact Department of Assessments

To learn more about Nassau County's property tax relief programs or to obtain an exemption application, homeowners should contact the Department of Assessment at (516) 571-1500 or download forms and information from its website at

What Is The School Tax Relief Program (STAR)?

The New York State School Tax Relief Program (STAR) provides New York homeowners with partial exemptions from school property taxes. If you earn less than $500,000 and own and live in your home, you are probably eligible for the STAR exemption. There are two types of STAR property tax exemptions:

You should register for STAR if you:
  • bought your home after the 2015 STAR application deadline;
  • never applied for the STAR benefit on your primary residence; or
  • received a letter advising you to register for Basic STAR.
Questions & Answers For Homeowners

Want to know more about the new STAR Credit Program? See the Questions and answers for homeowners to find answers to commonly asked questions.