For those moving to the state of New York or are not yet familiar with the NY State taxes, this is a good reading material. Visitors of New York will also find this article about NY State taxes helpful.
First thing you may want to know about the NY State taxes is the prevailing sales tax. The State of New York has a sales tax of 4 percent as of 2005, June 1. However, local rates may vary. There are some cities or districts that have additional local sales tax that can add up to 7 percent in some areas. To know the exact rate for the city or district you are visiting or will be residing, read the Publication 750 of the state’s official website on the Department of Revenue or taxation.