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01/11/2021 Assessment Community Weekly

In observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we are reminded that every day, no matter how large or small the task, we are presented with the opportunity to do great things.

"If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way."
-Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The STAR handout for new homeowners is now updated—in seven languages

With the arrival of 2021, new homeowners can now begin registering for the 2021 STAR credit. The registration application will prompt them for their 2019 income.

The STAR credit handout for new homeowners is updated to reflect the new year and the new income limit ($90,550). The handout is available in seven languages:

In addition, Register for the STAR credit is updated in English. We’ll let you know when the translated versions are available soon.

Update your website to reflect the Restoration of Honor Act

On November 16, we announced that our alternative and Cold War veterans exemption forms and Web content were updated to reflect the new Restoration of Honor Act.

If you have veterans exemption content on your website, we encourage you to update it to reflect the new law.

Reminder: when properties sell

After a property sells, don’t forget to:

  • transmit the sale and any changes to ORPTS (see Sales usability criteria),
  • update your roll to reflect the sale inventory, and
  • update the IVP record to indicate the property was sold.

Judicial Cases

New Judicial cases:

  • Cella v Suffolk County
  • Matter of In Rem Tax Foreclosure Action No. 52