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New York tax help, forms and answers to thousands of New York tax questions. Handy summary of all New York taxes, including corporate and individual New York income taxes, credits, exemptions, deductions and more. Includes New York estate, gift and inheritance tax, miscellaneous New York taxes, pass-through entity treatment, payroll taxes, property taxes and New York sales & use taxes.

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New York State Tax Summary (TaxGrams ™)
Corporate Taxes
   Rates & Brackets:
      7.1%> $0
   Loss Carry-back/fwd: 2 Years Back ($10,000 max.) / 20 Years Forward (Unlimited)
   Throwback Sales?: N
   Foreign Tax Deductible?: N
   Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT): Y
   Gross Receipts Tax: N
   Capital Stock (Net Worth) Tax?: 0.150% ($10,000,000 max.)

Credits and Incentives
   Job Credits?: Y
   R&D Credits?: Y
   Investment Credits?: Y

Individual Taxes
   Rates & Brackets:
      4%> $0
      4.5%> $8,000
      5.25%> $11,000
      5.9%> $13,000
      6.85%> $20,000
      7.85%> $200,000
      8.97%> $500,000
   Local Option IT Rate: 1.70%
   Federal Inc used as Base?: Y
   Standard Deductions: Single $7,500 / Joint $15,000
   Personal Exemptions/Credits (c): Single N/A / Joint N/A / Dependent $1,000
   Federal Tax Deductible?: N
   State Tax Deductible?: Y
   Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT)?: Y

Inheritance, Gift, Estate, Death Taxes
   Gift Tax?: N
   Estate Tax?: Decoupled
   Inheritance Tax?: N
   Generation-Skipping Tax?: N

Miscellaneous Taxes
   Gas Tax: 33.2 cents/gallon
   Diesel Tax: 31.4 cents/gallon
   Cigarette Tax: 275.0 cents/20 pack

Pass-through Entities
   LLC Pass-through Recognized?: Y
   S-Corp Pass-through Recognized?: Partial

Payroll Taxes
   Unemployment Insurance Tax Index ( #47

Property Taxes
   Median Tax Paid on Homes (Rank): $3,622 (#4)
   Median Value of Homes: $318,900
   Tax as % of Home Value (Rank): 1.14% (#17)
   Median Income of Homeowner: $76,409
   Tax as % of Income (Rank): 4.74% (#6)

Sales and Use Taxes
   State Rate: 4.0%
   County & City (Weighted Ave): 4.3%
   Combined State and Ave. Local Rates (Rank): 8.3% (#7)
   General Treatment of Services: Many Taxable
   Gas Exemption: Partial
   Grocery Exemption: Exempt



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