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Important Notice: RP 467 Senior Citizen Tax Exemption – March 1 Deadline

You may be eligible for the RP 467 Senior citizen tax exemption. Seniors have until March 1, 2023.

If this is your primary residence, and one or both owners are 65 years or older prior to March 1, 2023, and your combined income does not exceed $28,900; you may be entitled to this partial tax exemption. The application form is available at the Assessor’s office or online at

Also, if this is your primary residence and one or both owners are 65 or older, are already receiving the Basic STAR exemption on your school tax bill, and your combined adjusted gross income minus taxable IRA distributions is $93,200 or less, you may be eligible for the Enhanced STAR exemption or credit.

Please contact the Town Highland Assessor’s Office at 845-557-6563 with any questions regarding these exemptions.