Exemption Applications and Requirements

**All exemption applications are due by May 1st**
Mail in to:
Assessor's Office
515 North Ave
New Rochelle, NY, 10801
 

Please call with any questions: 914-654-2052 or 914-654-2054 
***Visit tax.ny.gov for new rules and regulations regarding the enhanced STAR, IVP, and limited income senior exemptions***
Exemption

Age

Income Limitation

Required Documents

STAR Rebate Check Program
N/A

Enhanced STAR Application
Income Verification Application
65 $88,050 Proof of 2018 Income
Proof of Age
Mandatory
Veterans
Alternative Veterans Exemption Application
Cold War Veterans Application
N/A N/A Proof of Ownership
Proof of Residency
Copy of DD-214
Persons with Disabilities and Limited Incomes
Limited Income Disability Application
Limited Income Disability Renewal Application
N/A $37,399 Proof of Ownership
Proof of Residency
Award letter from SSA
Proof of 2019 income
(2019 Tax return
and SS-1099)
Senior Citizen Limited Income
Limited Income Senior Citizen Exemption Application
Limited Income Senior Citizen Renewal Application
65 $37,399 Proof of Ownership
Proof of Residency
Proof of 2019 income
(2019 Tax return
and SS-1099)
N/A = Not applicable
Proof of ownership = Copy of deed if purchased within the last year or shares certificate for co-op apartments regardless of length of ownership.
Proof of residency = Copy of utility bill (cable, landline phone or ConEd).
Proof of Income = Copy of 2018 or 2019 Income tax return depending on exemption applied for.
Proof of age = Copy of drivers license, passport or birth certificate

If you qualify for the Senior Citizen Limited Income Exemption, you are no longer automatically approved for the Enhanced STAR Exemption. After initial application, Enhanced Star is automatically approved by N.Y.S. annually.  

N.Y.S will only contact you if there is an issue OR if you are no longer required to file a tax return.

Senior Citizen Limited Income Renewal forms will be mailed out in February of every year (purple form).

Any or all requirements are subject to change at any time.