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State Lowers Bar on Sales Tax Exemption for Clothing and Shoes

Friday, March 18, 2011

A sales tax exemption on clothing and shoes is coming back to New York State — but only for some items.

Starting April 1, items that cost less than $55 will not be subject to the state’s 4 percent sales tax.

Previously, the state had enacted a similar break on items costing less than $110.

Several counties in the state still charge a local sales tax on clothing.

With the Associated Press

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Comments [1]

ian in bk from Brooklyn

great. Now maybe I can go shopping again. Now if the total bill totals over $55.00 do I still pay the tax?

Mar. 19 2011 08:46 AM

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