What is the Income Verification Program (IVP)?

The Income Verification Program (IVP) is a State program mandatory for Seniors filing for the Enhanced STAR exemption. The IVP form is the yellow form that is usually attached to and sent out with the first time STAR application packet. 

The applicant must fill out the yellow IVP form precisely and in its entirety (with the signature of all owners) and return it to the Department of Assessment with the Enhanced STAR application, which must also be fully completed and submitted with the required supporting documentation. 

Automatic renewal will go into effect the following year. Each year the applicant will receive notification as to the State’s determination. If the State was unable to verify their income (for any reason) the applicant will be notified by mail by New York State. 

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1. What is an Enhanced STAR exemption?
2. What are the requirements to apply for Enhanced STAR exemption?
3. What is the Income Verification Program (IVP)?
4. Who can I call about more specific STAR exemption questions?