Sales Tax Rate In $locality New York 2016 Niagara County, New York Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - Niagara County



2016 Niagara County sales tax
Exact tax amount may vary for different items
Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
New York State Sales Tax 4.00%
Niagara County Sales Tax 4.00%
City Sales Tax N/A
Special Sales Tax N/A
Combined Sales Tax 8.00% [Is this data incorrect?]

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The Niagara County, New York sales tax is 8.00% , consisting of 4.00% New York state sales tax and 4.00% Niagara County local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 4.00% county sales tax.

  • The Niagara County Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Niagara County
  • Groceries are exempt from the Niagara County and New York state sales taxes
  • Niagara County collects a 4% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under New York law
  • Niagara County has a higher sales tax than 77.9% of New York's other cities and counties

Niagara County New York Sales Tax Exemptions

NIAGARA COUNTY - 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. Niagara County 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 Niagara County.

Groceries:TAX EXEMPT Clothing:8% Prepared Food:8% Prescription Drugs:4% Non-Prescription Drugs:4%

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All merchants operating in Niagara County 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.

Niagara County Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Niagara County sales tax region partially or fully covers 23 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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