Shoppers, Retailers Welcome NY Sales Tax Break

April 1, 2012 12:00 AM

Shoppers, Retailers Welcome NY Sales Tax Break
" NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — The New York State sales tax exemption for clothing and shoes under $110 is back. Customers began paying four-percent less Sunday.

The move is good news for shoppers and retailers who say that business suffered for the last year and a half while the tax break was suspended.

Merchants said that a move last year to roll back the tax on items under $55 didn’t help.

Sammy Salem, the manager at Shoemania told CBS 2′s Carolyn Gusoff that customer regularly complained about the tax, even as they were making a purchase "

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