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STAR Exemption Information
Basic STAR Exemption

Beginning in 2016 any homeowner who is applying for the first time or a new homeowner will be required to register with the Department of Taxation and Finance. You will be able to contact them directly at 518-457-2036 or register online at www.tax.ny.gov. You will NO LONGER file your application with the Assessment Office. *** Please be advised that "first time" application means that you have NEVER had any STAR exemptions on your property before.

Enhanced STAR Program

Beginning in 2016 any homeowner who is applying for the first time or a new homeowner will be required to register with the Department of Taxation and Finance. You will be able to contact them directly at 518-457-2036 or register online at  
www.tax.ny.gov. You will NO LONGER file your application with the Assessment Office. *** Please be advised that "first time" application means that you have NEVER had any STAR exemptions on your property before.

Additional Information
Please note that these exemptions are for your primary residence only and may not be applicable to more than one residential property. For additional information on these and other available exemptions including application forms, please visit the State of New York Property Tax Exemption website.

Hours
Monday - Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm 

Summer Hours
(July 1 - August 31)
Monday - Friday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Peter D. Johnson Esq. IAO

Assessor
Email

Town Hall Annex
40 Maple Ave.
Smithtown, NY 11787 

Ph: (631) 360-7560
Fax: (631) 360-1704