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Sales Tax in New York

New York State and New York City Sales Tax

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Sales tax in New York State is 4%. Counties and some cities can then add more sales tax. Sales tax in New York City is 4.5%. There is a also Metropolitan Commuter Transportation District surcharge of 0.375% in NYC and surrounding counties.

Total sales tax, therefore, in New York City is 8.875%, including state, city, and Metropolitan Commuter Transportation District surcharge.

New York Sales Tax Exemption

There's no sales tax on clothes and footwear costing $110 or less. There is sales tax charged on clothes and footwear costing more than $110.

New York Sales Tax - By County (Total Sales Tax)

  • New York State 4%
  • Albany 8%
  • Allegany 8.5%
  • *Bronx, see New York City
  • *Brooklyn, see New York City
  • Broome 8%
  • Cattaraugus 8%
  • Cayuga 8%
  • Chautauqua 7.75%
  • Chemung 8%
  • Chenango 8%
  • Clinton 8%
  • Columbia 8%
  • Cortland 8%
  • Delaware 8%
  • *Dutchess 8.125%
  • Erie 8.75%
  • Essex 7.75%
  • Franklin 8%
  • Fulton 8%
  • Genesee 8%
  • Greene 8%
  • Hamilton 7%
  • Herkimer 8.25%
  • Jefferson 7.75%
  • *Kings (Brooklyn), see New York City
  • Lewis 7.75%
  • Livingston 8%
  • Madison 8%
  • *Manhattan, see New York City
  • Monroe 8%
  • Montgomery 8%
  • *Nassau 8.625%
  • *New York (Manhattan), see New York City
  • *New York City 8.875%
  • Area Rate
  • Niagara 8%
  • Oneida 8.75%
  • Onondaga 8%
  • Ontario 7.5%
  • *Orange 8.125%
  • Orleans 8%
  • Oswego 8%
  • Otsego 8%
  • *Putnam 8.375%
  • *Queens, see New York City
  • Rensselaer 8%
  • *Richmond (Staten Island), see New York City
  • *Rockland 8.375%
  • St. Lawrence 7%
  • Saratoga 7%
  • Schenectady 8%
  • Schoharie 8%
  • Schuyler 8%
  • Seneca 8%
  • *Staten Island, see New York City
  • Steuben 8%
  • *Suffolk 8.625%
  • Sullivan 8%
  • Tioga 8%
  • Tompkins 8%
  • Ulster 8%
  • Warren 7%
  • Washington 7%
  • Wayne 8%
  • *Westchester (except see below) 7.375%
  • *Westchester, Mount Vernon (city) 8.375%
  • *Westchester, New Rochelle (city) 8.375%
  • *Westchester, White Plains (city) 8.125%
  • *Westchester, Yonkers (city) 8.375%
  • Wyoming 8%
  • Yates 8%
  • *Rates in these jurisdictions include 3/8% imposed for the benefit of the Metropolitan Commuter Transportation District.

Notice: All rates mentioned herein are subject to change without notice. Contact each individual city to ensure accuracy.

Where is the Metropolitan Commuter Transportation District?
It includes the counties of New York, Bronx, Kings, Queens, Richmond, Dutchess, Nassau, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Suffolk, and Westchester. That's New York City, Long Island, and counties to the north.

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