Senior Citizen’s / Enhanced STAR

Senior Citizen's

When applying for the Senior Citizen Exemption, you must be 65 or over, gross income of less than $37,400 (2018 income) and the home must be your primary residence.  We have listed three scenarios below, depending on which category you fall into please submit the appropriate form(s).

•    If you are currently receiving the Enhanced STAR Exemption and would like to apply for a Senior Citizen Exemption please fill out Item A under the heading “Senior Citizen”

•    If you are currently receiving the Basic STAR Exemption and would like to apply for a Senior Citizen Exemption please fill out Item A under the heading “Senior Citizen” and Items 1 & 2 under the heading “Enhanced STAR”

•    If you are a first time applicant in the Town of Southold and would like to file for a Senior Citizen Exemption please fill out Item A under the heading “Senior Citizen”.  You must also register with the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance to receive the STAR Credit Check.  To Register you may go online at www.tax.ny.gov/star or call (518)457-2036

A. Senior Citizen - First time Application 
B. Senior Citizen – Instructions 
C. Senior Citizen - Renewal Application 
D. Senior Citizen Third Party Mailing
Enhanced STAR
In 2019 when submitting a new Enhanced STAR application you must provide the RPS-425-IVP from.  If you are currently receiving the Basic STAR Exemption and now qualify for the Enhanced STAR please fill out items #1 & #2 below.  Also submit a copy of your current driver’s license and a copy of the first two pages of your 2018 New York State Tax Return along with the application.  You no longer need to file a renewal application for the Enhanced STAR, by filing the IVP form, New York State will verify your income annually.
3) Enhanced STAR Third Party Mailing