The NYS Department of Taxation and Finance has asked school districts to provide them with the 2020-2021 tax rates by Monday, August 17th so that they can begin calculating STAR for homeowners in your district.

If your rates will not be final by 8/17, please provide DTF with your expected rates by August 17th and include in your email the date that your board will meet to finalize the rates.

How to provide the rates:

1.         Use the Tax Rate Data Spreadsheet, which includes instructions.
2.         Enter school tax rates per $1,000 of assessed value for each municipal segment in your school district, excluding the library levy, if any.
3.         Indicate if the tax rates are expected or final.
4.         Send your completed spreadsheet to
Questions can be directed to the NYS Department of Taxation and Finance at

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