Tax Break Brings About Budget Concerns

Poughkeepsie, NY – State Taxation and Finance Commissioner Andrew S. Eristoff has announced that beginning April 1st, a year-round exemption from the four percent New York State sales and use taxes goes into effect. The exemption applies to the purchase of clothing, footwear, and items to make or repair exempt clothing, costing less than $110 per item or pair. This year round exemption may result
in a loss of revenue for some counties throughout the state.
WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Deborah Runcie has more.