Effective Friday, New York State was rolling back the four percent sales tax on clothes and shoes costing less than $55 per item.
Drivers in parts of Long Island will have to wait for a break from rising gas prices because of a communications error.
The legislation was signed back in August, months before unrest overseas pushed the average price of gas on Long Island to nearly $3.60 a gallon.
Parts of the Garden State have stores that will only have to charge half the state sales tax, just 3.5-percent.
New Jersey residents who are looking to save some money on their holiday shopping – like paying only half of the sales tax on items, or no sales tax at all – need look no further than Paterson.
If you think you have to trek to the suburbs for big bargains, think again – you can find deep discounts right in the Big Apple. Century 21, Loehmann’s, Daffy’s, TJ Maxx – savings is now the name of the fashion game in New York City.
After four months of delays, New York state lawmakers approved a $136 billion spending plan which hits shoppers in their wallets, and neither shoppers nor tax experts were happy.