It's nice getting this check home in the middle of Spring from the state.

Western New Yorkers may have a decision to make on how to get their STAR check back--the New York State relief on school taxes. It's a good decision to make, though. After all, you are getting a good amount of money back.

If one opts for receiving their STAR as a personal income tax credit in the form of a rebate check, then the benefit would increase by 2% per year. If a property owner decides to stay their current course, their benefit will be “frozen in time” according to David Friedfel, Director of State Studies for Citizens Budget Commission.", according to WGRZ.

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