No More Sales Tax for Wine Tasting

ALBANY, NY – Sales tax will no longer be added to the charge for tastings at wineries.  The state is also creating a $350,000 fund to research hops and malting barley for beer. During an April summit, wineries pushed for this change since they were already exempt from paying a use tax. Gov. Andrew Cuomo…


Solar Energy Systems

NEW YORK – Effective January 1, 2013, retail sales and installations of commercial solar energy equipment are exempt from the 4 percent sates sales and use tax rate and the 3/8 percent sales and use tax rate imposed in the Metropolitan Commuter Transportation District. Starting March 1, 2013, purchases will also be exempt from local…