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Department of Taxation and Finance

To be eligible for a STAR exemption, your property must be your primary residence

If you received this letter (Form RP-425-RDR), our records indicate that the property is not the primary residence of any of the owners.

To be eligible for a STAR exemption, the property must be the primary residence of one or more of its owners.

What to do next

You do not need to do anything unless you disagree. If you disagree, within 45 days send us:

  • a copy of this letter,
  • a brief letter of explanation, and
  • a copy of at least two documents to confirm that the property is your primary residence.

Examples of residency documentation include:

  • a statement from the Board of Elections confirming your residence for voting purposes,
  • a driver license or government-issued ID, and
  • a vehicle registration.

Fax or mail this information to us.

Fax: 518-435-8634

Mail: NYS TAX DEPARTMENT
         ORPTS STAR RESOLUTION UNIT – RDR 
         W A HARRIMAN CAMPUS
         ALBANY NY 12227-0801

If not using U.S. Mail, see Publication 55, Designated Private Delivery Services.

If you do not respond within 45 days, we will send you a letter formally denying the Enhanced STAR exemption.

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