Sales Tax

Current Sales Tax

The County sales tax is collected by the State of New York. The current sales tax is 8.125% which is distributed as follows.

Distribution Areas
Percent of Tax
Effective Date
State 4% Effective June 2005
County 3.75% Effective June 2004
MTA 0.375% Effective June 2005

Sales Tax Identification Numbers

If you need a sales tax identification number in New York, you must apply for it from the New York Department of Taxation and Finance.

Business Tax Information Center

The Business Tax Information Center can be reached by calling 800-972-1233.