Renouncing your STAR Exemption to go with the NYS STAR Credit Check program-
Deadline to switch for the upcoming September 2019 School Tax Bill is Monday June 17th.You can still switch after that date, but it will be for the following years School Tax bill.If you’re considering switching, form RP-496 (Application to Renounce Previously Granted Exemptions) needs to be turned into the Assessor’s department at EG Town Hall, not to the Rensselaer County Director of Real Property Tax Services, as noted on the form. The form is available at the Assessor’s office or you can access on line at https://www.tax.ny.gov/pdf/current_forms/orpts/rp496_fill_in.pdf.
Once the Assessor’s records are updated we will forward the form to the County for further processing. After submitting the renouncement form to the Assessor it is your responsibility to register with NYS for the STAR Credit check program online at www.tax.ny.gov or by calling 518-457-2036.