Sales Tax Rate In $locality New York 2019 Mount Vernon, New York Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - Mount Vernon



2019 Mount Vernon sales tax
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Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
New York State Sales Tax 4.00%
County Sales Tax N/A
City Sales Tax N/A
Special Sales Tax N/A
Combined Sales Tax 4.00% [Is this data incorrect?]

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The Mount Vernon, New York sales tax is 4.00% , the same as the New York state sales tax. While New York law allows municipalities to collect a local option sales tax of up to 0.875%, Mount Vernon does not currently collect a local sales tax.

  • The Mount Vernon Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Mount Vernon
  • Groceries are exempt from the Mount Vernon and New York state sales taxes
  • Mount Vernon collects a 0% local sales tax, less than
    the 0.875% max local sales tax allowed under New York law
  • Mount Vernon has a lower sales tax than 100% of New York's other cities and counties

Mount Vernon New York Sales Tax Exemptions

MOUNT VERNON - Local sales tax map

In most states, essential purchases like medicine and groceries are exempted from the sales tax or eligible for a lower sales tax rate. Mount Vernon doesn't collect sales tax on purchases of most groceries. Certain purchases, including alcohol, cigarettes, and gasoline, may be subject to additional New York state excise taxes in addition to the sales tax.

Note that in some areas, items like alcohol and prepared food (including restaurant meals and some premade supermarket items) are charged at a higher sales tax rate than general purchases. New York's sales tax rates for commonly exempted categories are listed below. Some rates might be different in Mount Vernon.

Groceries:TAX EXEMPT Clothing:4% Prepared Food:4% Prescription Drugs:0% Non-Prescription Drugs:0%

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All merchants operating in Mount Vernon must automatically calculate the sales tax due on each purchase made and include it in separately in the receipt. Goods bought for resale or other business use may be exempted from the sales tax. If you purchase goods online or through the mail and do not pay any sales tax, you are expected to pay use tax to the New York Department of Taxation and Finance. For more details, see the New York sales tax.

Mount Vernon Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Mount Vernon sales tax region partially or fully covers 6 zip codes in New York. Remember that ZIP codes do not necessarily match up with municipal and tax region borders, so some of these zip codes may overlap with other nearby tax districts. You can find sales taxes by zip code in New York here

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