Governor Cuomo Announces Proposal to Deny School Tax Relief Program Benefits to Delinquent Property Owners in FY 2021 Budget

Posted to Applied Web NY on Thu, 01/23/2020 - 11:33

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a proposal in the FY 2021 Executive Budget to deny School Tax Relief Program benefits to delinquent property owners. The measure would eliminate STAR benefits for homeowners that do not pay their property taxes. It would also require localities to report tax delinquents to the Department of Taxation and Finance so that a STAR credit or exemption can be withheld. Homeowners will be excluded from the STAR program until past-due property taxes are paid.

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