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STAR exemption amounts - 2017-2018 school year Rensselaer 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.

 Rensselaer County
MunicipalityEnhanced exemptionBasic exemptionDate certified
City of Rensselaer $18,670 $8,550 4/7/2017
City of Troy $65,500 $30,000 4/7/2017
Town of Berlin $18,470 $8,460 4/7/2017
Town of Brunswick $17,490 $8,010 4/7/2017
Town of East Greenbush $65,500 $30,000 4/7/2017
Town of Grafton $5,900 $2,700 4/7/2017
Town of Hoosick $18,010 $8,250 4/7/2017
Town of Nassau $50,760 $23,250 4/7/2017
Town of North Greenbush $17,030 $7,800 4/7/2017
Town of Petersburgh $38,150 $17,480 4/7/2017
Town of Pittstown $42,250 $19,350 4/7/2017
Town of Poestenkill $16,830 $7,710 4/7/2017
Town of Sand Lake $65,500 $30,000 4/7/2017
Town of Schaghticoke $15,650 $7,170 4/7/2017
Town of Schodack $65,500 $30,000 4/7/2017
Town of Stephentown $65,500 $30,000 4/7/2017

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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