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

Local Sales Tax - Seneca County



2016 Seneca County sales tax
Exact tax amount may vary for different items
Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
New York State Sales Tax 4.00%
Seneca 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 Seneca County, New York sales tax is 8.00% , consisting of 4.00% New York state sales tax and 4.00% Seneca County local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 4.00% county sales tax.

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

Seneca County New York Sales Tax Exemptions

SENECA 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. Seneca 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 Seneca County.

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

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All merchants operating in Seneca 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.

Seneca County Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Seneca County sales tax region partially or fully covers 8 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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