# What Is Ny State Sales Tax Rate? (Solution found)

The New York (NY) state sales tax rate is currently 4%. Depending on local municipalities, the total tax rate can be as high as 8.875%.

## What is the NYS sales tax rate for 2021?

2021 List of New York Local Sales Tax Rates. New York has state sales tax of 4%, and allows local governments to collect a local option sales tax of up to 4.875%. There are a total of 987 local tax jurisdictions across the state, collecting an average local tax of 4.23%.

## How do I calculate NYS sales tax?

To calculate the amount of sales tax to charge in New York City, use this simple formula: Sales tax = total amount of sale x sales tax rate (in this case 8%).

## What is New York state sales tax?

The City Sales Tax rate is 4.5%, NY State Sales and Use Tax is 4% and the Metropolitan Commuter Transportation District surcharge of 0.375% for a total Sales and Use Tax of 8.875 percent.

## How do you calculate sales tax?

Multiply the cost of an item or service by the sales tax in order to find out the total cost. The equation looks like this: Item or service cost x sales tax (in decimal form) = total sales tax. Add the total sales tax to the Item or service cost to get your total cost.

## How much is sales tax on a dollar?

7.250% Note that the true California state sales tax rate is 6%. There is a statewide county tax of 1.25% and therefore, the lowest rate anywhere in California is 7.25%. We have listed the combined state/county rate as the state rate to eliminate confusion.