Tax exemption kicks in on clothes, footwear up to $110

New York residents will get a reprieve beginning today on the four percent sales tax for clothing and footwear if they buy items costing less than $110. A sales tax exemption had originally been put

News 12 Staff

Apr 2, 2012, 7:00 PM

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Tax exemption kicks in on clothes, footwear up to $110
New York residents will get a reprieve beginning today on the four percent sales tax for clothing and footwear if they buy items costing less than $110.
A sales tax exemption had originally been put in place a few years back, but the state lifted it in October 2010 to raise revenue for the faltering economy.
The tax exemption is part of the state's $132.5 billion budget, which was negotiated by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Senate Republican and Assembly Democratic majorities. It increases spending by 1.9 percent and addresses a nearly $2 billion deficit.


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