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Department of Taxation and Finance

STAR savings

Please note that the STAR program has changed. Learn more.

The Basic and Enhanced STAR benefits save most New York homeowners hundreds of dollars. Several factors determine the savings amount, including the amount of:

STAR benefit amounts vary based on:

  • location (some counties are adjusted upwards to account for higher home values and higher taxes)
  • whether the municipality conducted a reassessment
  • the level of assessment of the individual municipality
  • annual adjustment based on the rate of inflation (Enhanced STAR only)

Calculating STAR benefits