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N.Y. Shoppers Welcome Back Tax Break On Clothes, Shoes

Effective Friday, New York State was rolling back the four percent sales tax on clothes and shoes costing less than $55 per item.


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L.I. Residents Will Have To Wait For Gas Prices Relief

Drivers in parts of Long Island will have to wait for a break from rising gas prices because of a communications error.


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Suffolk County To Cap Gas Sales Tax

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.


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Some N.J. Stores Offering Sales Tax Discount

Parts of the Garden State have stores that will only have to charge half the state sales tax, just 3.5-percent.


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Low Tax, New Mall Could Make Paterson Shopper’s Paradise

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.


A TJ Maxx retailer. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Seen At 11: Big Bargains In The Big Apple

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.


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Experts: Sales Tax May Drive Business From N.Y.

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.

CBS 2–08/04/2010