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STAR exemption amounts for school year 2018–2019: Ontario 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.

 Ontario County
MunicipalityEnhanced exemptionBasic exemptionDate certified
City of Canandaigua $66,800 $30,000 4/9/2018
City of Geneva $66,800 $30,000 4/9/2018
Town of Bristol $66,130 $29,700 4/9/2018
Town of Canadice $66,800 $30,000 4/9/2018
Town of Canandaigua $66,800 $30,000 4/9/2018
Town of East Bloomfield $72,320 $32,480 7/30/2018
Town of Farmington $66,800 $30,000 4/9/2018
Town of Geneva $66,800 $30,000 4/9/2018
Town of Gorham $66,800 $30,000 4/9/2018
Town of Hopewell $66,800 $30,000 4/9/2018
Town of Manchester $66,130 $29,700 4/9/2018
Town of Naples $66,800 $30,000 4/9/2018
Town of Phelps $66,800 $30,000 4/9/2018
Town of Richmond $66,800 $30,000 4/9/2018
Town of Seneca $66,800 $30,000 4/9/2018
Town of South Bristol $66,800 $30,000 4/9/2018
Town of Victor $66,800 $30,000 4/9/2018
Town of West Bloomfield $73,840 $33,160 7/30/2018

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 that differs by five percent or more 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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