Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara's Bill to Provide Property Tax Rebate in Schenectady County Signed into Law

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara’s bill A5346A, authorizing Schenectady County to grant a $250 taxpayer assistance payment to property owners with qualifying STAR or enhanced STAR exemptions, has been signed into law. This legislation is a significant milestone in delivering much-needed property tax relief to residents of Schenectady County.

"During the legislative session, I introduced this bill and worked to get it passed because I know how important it is to support local families in my Assembly District as we continue to deal with inflation, rising costs and the lingering effects of the pandemic,” said Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara. “Simply put, this bill puts money back in the pockets of hardworking families. These rebate checks will provide homeowners with some much- needed relief.”

Assemblyman Santabarbara's legislation underscores his commitment to the well-being of Schenectady County residents, particularly those still grappling with the financial consequences of the ongoing pandemic.

"I understand the challenges our neighbors face, and this tax rebate is a tangible demonstration of my commitment to supporting the people of Schenectady County," Assemblyman Santabarbara added.

With the signing of this bill into law, Schenectady County property owners can look forward to receiving the much-anticipated property tax rebate that will alleviate their financial burdens and promote economic stability within the community.