Town of Schroon Assessors
Board of Assessors: Richard Schoenstadt, Chair Thomas Erikson Richard Newell Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Phone: 518-532-7737 Ext 14
                                                                                         New STAR (School Tax Relief) Program Information As of April 1, 2016, the STAR program has been restructured and the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance has taken over the registration of new homeowners who wish to register for the STAR or Enhanced STAR… Your local Assessor no longer register new homeowners for this program.  The Basic STAR is available for all NY homeowners who reside in their home as their primary residence.  The Enhanced STAR is a larger discount for seniors 65 or older who meet the income limits as prescribed by the State.  These programs no longer discount the school tax the amount off the school tax bills, rather the State will now issue refund checks in the amount of the exemption. In order to register for either STAR programs, the homeowner needs to register with the New York State Department of Taxation.  You can either register on-line at www.tax.ny.gov/star or by calling them at(518) 457-2036.  Online registration is easy and only takes a few minutes.  If you call to register, be sure to ask about the Enhanced STAR if you’re 65 or older.  For other questions or concerns pertaining to the STAR program call their hotline at (518) 457-2036
Town of Schroon                      Established 1803          15 Leland Ave PO Box Schroon Lake NY 12870         Phone:518-532-7737 Fax:532-9474 Office hours 8am to 4pm M-F
Serving the greater Schroon Lake area