New York Sales Tax on Amazon Purchases New York: Sales Tax Handbook

New York:

Are Amazon Purchases subject to sales tax?

While New York's sales tax generally applies to most transactions, certain items have special treatment in many states when it comes to sales taxes. This page describes the taxability of amazon purchases in New York. To learn more, see a full list of taxable and tax-exempt items in New York.

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New York State passed a law in 2008 that would force online retailers to collect sales taxes on shipments to state residents. Despite multiple complaints from both Amazon and, the law remains in force and Amazon continues to collect sales taxes from state residents. Amazon's subscription service Amazon Prime is also subject to sales tax in New York.

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