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STAR Exemption Certification System - Onondaga County 2015-2016 School Levy Year

The enhanced or basic STAR exemption is the amount that your assessment will be reduced prior to the levy of school taxes. For example, if you own and live in a house that has an enhanced STAR exemption and that is assessed at $150,000 and the enhanced STAR exemption for your municipality is $50,000, the school taxes on your property would be paid on a taxable assessment of $100,000 ($150,000 - $50,000). Please note that due to the 2% limit on STAR savings increases, the savings on your individual tax bill may not reflect the entire value of the certified STAR exemption.

Municipality Enhanced Exemption Basic Exemption Date Certified
City of Syracuse $35,660 $16,380 11/17/2014
Town of Camillus $65,300 $30,000 4/8/2015
Town of Cicero $65,300 $30,000 4/8/2015
Town of Clay $2,830 $1,300 4/8/2015
Town of Dewitt $65,300 $30,000 4/8/2015
Town of Elbridge $65,300 $30,000 4/8/2015
Town of Fabius $65,300 $30,000 4/8/2015
Town of Geddes $60,730 $27,900 4/8/2015
Town of LaFayette $63,340 $29,100 4/8/2015
Town of Lysander $65,300 $30,000 4/8/2015
Town of Manlius $65,300 $30,000 4/8/2015
Town of Marcellus $65,300 $30,000 4/8/2015
Town of Onondaga $65,300 $30,000 4/8/2015
Town of Otisco $1,420 $650 4/8/2015
Town of Pompey $65,300 $30,000 4/8/2015
Town of Salina $65,300 $30,000 4/8/2015
Town of Skaneateles $65,300 $30,000 4/8/2015
Town of Spafford $65,300 $30,000 4/8/2015
Town of Tully $65,300 $30,000 4/8/2015
Town of Van Buren $65,300 $30,000 4/8/2015

The attached exemptions were determined using the latest data available. As more current data becomes available these exemptions are subject to change.

If in the future a revised exemption is determined which is five percent or more different than the exemption indicated, a new exemption will be recertified to that municipality.

Any recertification will occur before the last date allowed by law for the levy of school taxes.

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Updated: April 09, 2015