According to Governor Cuomo, about one hundredth of one percent of regulated tenants cheat by applying for School Tax Relief that they’re not entitled to. At about $700 per head, that amounts to a whopping $109,200 per year. On the other hand, Cuomo has raked in over $2 million from landlords, so it kind of evens out.
Gov. Cuomo’s office is targeting tenants who use the STAR exemption and live in rent-regulated housing – NY Daily News.