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Sunday, September 06, 2015
Back to School Shopping Reminder (in multiple languages)! Clothing and Footwear Sold for Less Than $110 is Always Exempt from New York State’s 4% Sales Tax
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance today reminded parents and college students that qualifying clothing and footwear purchases are exempt from New York sales tax year-round. While many states offer “sales tax holidays” leading up to the school year, New York has a constant exemption from the State’s 4% sales tax on items of clothing and footwear sold for less than $110.
Course textbooks purchased by college students are also exempt from New York State and local sales and use taxes. This exemption is also available throughout the year.
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