8.875% Sales Tax Break
on Clothing and Shoes in NYC
Beginning April 1, 2012
Starting April 1, 2012, clothing, footwear and related items that are sold for less than $110 each
are exempt from the state’s 4% sales tax! Combined with the NYC exemption, shoppers will see
a total of 8.875% savings!
**The 3/8% MTA sales tax is also exempted.
“This savings is good news for hardworking families and local businesses – and it can’t come at a better time. It will provide relief
at the cash register for shoppers, giving them more buying power.” – Assemblyman Dinowitz