Assemblyman Tom McKevitt
Assemblyman
Tom McKevitt
Wants You To Know. . .

Seven Things You Need To Know About Your Tax Rebate Check

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Tom McKevitt secured $1.3 billion in property tax rebate checks for homeowners in this year’s state budget, and $4 billion over the next 2 years.

Now he wants to make sure you receive yours!




Tom McKevitt wants to make sure you get your property tax rebate check.

1. What is the Middle Class STAR Rebate Program?
It’s a new program that provides direct property tax relief to homeowners by sending them a State rebate check for a portion of their school taxes.

2. Who is eligible for the rebate?
The rebate is provided to all homeowners currently enrolled in the STAR program with household incomes less than $250,000.

3. How do I obtain my rebate?
If you are already enrolled in the Enhanced STAR program, your rebate check will be automatically mailed to you. If you are in the Basic STAR program, the state Department of Taxation and Finance will notify you of the application process.

Seven Things You Need To Know About Your Tax Rebate Check

4. What do I do once I’m notified?
The NYS Department of Taxation and Finance will inform you on how to obtain an application. Qualifying homeowners have until November 30, 2007 to apply for their rebate.

5. What will be required on the application?
Homeowners will need to submit to Taxation and Finance the affiliated income for each parcel. Affiliated income includes a combined income of all owners of the property and their spouses. They will tell you what documentation is needed to verify your income.

6. When will I receive my rebate and how much will I get?
Taxation and Finance intends to send out rebate checks on a rolling basis based on the dates applications are received. Rebates will vary depending upon your exemption, income and the school district in which you reside.

7. What if I have more questions?
Call the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance at 1-877-678-2769 or visit their Website at www.nystax.gov.


Other tax relief Tom McKevitt secured as part of the 2007-08 State Budget:

checkmark $55 million reduction in the Corporate Franchise Tax to create manufacturing jobs;

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$50 million for the immediate phase-in of the single sales factor to aid businesses and manufacturers; and

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Fought back $480.7 million in tax hikes to help local, hometown businesses keep jobs.
Contact Tom McKevitt:
224 Seventh Street • Suite 200 • Garden City, NY 11530
(516) 739-5119 • E-mail: mckevit@assembly.state.ny.us



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He’s your Assemblyman,
Tom McKevitt

Tom McKevitt knows property taxes are too high and overtaxed homeowners need relief.

That’s why he’s led the fight for real property tax relief for homeowners in Nassau County.

In fact, Tom McKevitt secured $1.3 billion in property tax rebate checks for New York homeowners as part of this year’s budget, and $4 billion in property tax rebate checks over the next 2 years.

Assemblyman
Tom McKevitt

He’s working for us.

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