Westchester County

County Sales Tax

County Sales Tax

Current sales tax rates - effective June 1, 2010

To learn what items are taxed, refer to the New York State Taxation and Finance Department.

Total Rate
in
Percent

New
York
State

MTA*

Westchester
County

Old
Local
New
Local
Westchester County 7-3/8 (7.375) 4 3/8 1** ½ **

Except for:

Mount Vernon 8-3/8 (8.375) 4 3/8 NA
New Rochelle 8-3/8 (8.375) 4 3/8 NA
White Plains 8-3/8 (8.375) 4 3/8 NA
Yonkers 8-3/8 (8.375) 4 3/8  NA

*Metropolitan Transportation Authority

**Except for these cities

See the tables below for allocation of the local tax to county, local government and school disricts. Localities and school districts’ share is determined by the percentage of population in the locality or school district to the whole area.

Total old local tax 1% 
County share 33.33% of 1%
Local government share 50.0% of 1%
Local school district share 16.67% of 1%
Total new local tax ½%
County share 70% of ½%
Local government share 20% of ½%
Local school district share  10% of ½%