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We need more information to confirm your eligibility for the Enhanced STAR exemption

If you received this letter (Form RP-5311-OWS), we are not able to confirm that you meet the income requirements based on the information we have on file.

Eligibility for an Enhanced STAR exemption is based on income from the tax year two years prior. See STAR eligibility.

What to do next

We are requesting your income from two years prior to verify your eligibility for the Enhanced STAR program.

Within 30 days, complete and submit the Form RP-5300-WS, Income Worksheet for STAR Benefits that you received with your letter. Do not provide copies of tax returns unless they contain schedules that reported losses. If you have already responded and provided income from two years prior, please disregard this letter.

Fax or mail this information to us.

Fax:
518-435-8634

Mail:
NYS TAX DEPARTMENT – ORPTS

PO BOX 15190
ALBANY NY 12212-5190

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

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

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