Page 3 of 3 RP-425-IVP (7/19)
You must include this form when applying or
reapplying for the Enhanced STAR exemption.
To apply for the Enhanced STAR exemption, submit
this application and Form RP-425-E, Application for the
Enhanced STAR Exemption to your assessor.
You must also provide proof of income as described on
the above forms.
When submitting this form, you must supply the Social
Security numbers of all owners of the property and of any
owner’s spouse who resides on the premises.
In the rst year, the assessor will verify your eligibility
based on the income information you provide. (See
Income information.) In the following years, the New York
State Department of Taxation and Finance will verify your
income eligibility. You will not need to reapply for the
exemption or provide copies of your tax returns to your
The Tax Department will not disclose your income to the
assessor. It will only disclose whether or not your income
is below the applicable income standard.
Nassau County homeowners: Complete
Form RP-425-IVP along with the county’s Enhanced
STAR Property Tax Exemption Application,
which is available at Nassau County’s website at
www.nassaucountyny.gov (search: STAR). Submit
both forms to the address on page 2 of Nassau County’s
This is the income that the assessor will use to verify your
eligibility in your rst year of applying for the Enhanced
• Calculated income – Refer to Proof of income for
STAR purposes on page 3 of Form RP-425-E for
instructions on how to calculate income.
• Tax year – Income is based on the tax year two years
prior to the year for which you are applying for an
exemption. For example, if you are applying for an
Enhanced STAR exemption for the 2020-2021 school
year, income is based on the 2018 tax year.
• Income documentation – Indicate the income tax form
that was used to document income. If you did not le
a Federal or New York State income tax return for the
required year, complete Form RP-425-Wkst, Income
for STAR Purposes Worksheet, and submit it with
Form RP-425-E and this form.
The Privacy Act of 1974 requires us to advise you that
the law which allows us to ask for your Social Security
numbers is New York Real Property Tax Law section 425
(4)(b). It is mandatory that you furnish your Social
Security numbers. Once you furnish them, they will be
forwarded to the New York State Department of Taxation
and Finance, which will use them to verify, or attempt to
verify, whether your income is greater than the applicable
income standard for purposes of the Enhanced STAR
exemption. If you do not furnish your Social Security
numbers, you will be unable to receive an Enhanced