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STAR exemption amounts for school year 2018–2019: Cortland County

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.

 Cortland County
MunicipalityEnhanced exemptionBasic exemptionDate certified
City of Cortland $62,790 $28,200 4/9/2018
Town of Cincinnatus $58,120 $26,100 4/9/2018
Town of Cortlandville $66,800 $30,000 4/9/2018
Town of Cuyler $66,800 $30,000 4/9/2018
Town of Freetown $63,460 $28,500 4/9/2018
Town of Harford $58,120 $26,100 4/9/2018
Town of Homer $66,800 $30,000 4/9/2018
Town of Lapeer $66,470 $29,850 4/9/2018
Town of Marathon $66,470 $29,850 4/9/2018
Town of Preble $64,130 $28,800 4/9/2018
Town of Scott $64,130 $28,800 4/9/2018
Town of Solon $63,460 $28,500 4/9/2018
Town of Taylor $56,110 $25,200 4/9/2018
Town of Truxton $66,800 $30,000 4/9/2018
Town of Virgil $66,800 $30,000 4/9/2018
Town of Willet $60,120 $27,000 4/9/2018

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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