>>
Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / County paves for clothes tax amid civic

County paves for clothes tax amid civic

01
May '06
The State Legislature's rapid verdict last month to drop state sales tax on garments and other items has in fact puzzled some area merchants and customers.

Ontario County Administrators called a press conference to clear air and explained the year-round sales tax exemption for clothing, footwear and other items effective from April 1, 2006.

Legislature had dropped the 4 percent sales tax on clothing and shoes costing US $110 or less and decided for permanent tax exemptions just two days before the budget was passed.

Gary Baxter County Treasurer said a store had continued charging 7 percent sales tax, including the 4 percent that the state had in place, on those items.

Another store was also charging 10 percent sales tax although neither store has been identified. Within a week's time, the county treasurer and finance offices got about a dozen calls from taxpayers who complained about stores overcharging for sales tax on let off items, Baxter said.

“It's all over the map here, so we want to make sure the public is aware” of the exemptions, County Administrator Geoff Astles told reporters.

Baxter blamed the inconsistency partly on the state not doing a good job of announcing the information properly.

“It's not that we think there's anything evil here, but the information came out late, so there's a lot of confusion,” Geoff said.

Moreover conventional clothing, let off items include bandannas, bathing caps, not reusable and cloth diapers, ear muffs, gloves, gym suits, lab coats, shoes, shoe laces, sleepwear, unrented tuxedos and professional, scouting and athletic uniforms.


Must ReadView All

Pic: Dreamstime.com

Apparel/Garments | On 22nd Jan 2022

Dhaka, Berlin sign €20.15-mn pact to improve RMG workers conditions

Bangladesh and Germany have signed an agreement to support five...

Pic: Shutterstock

Apparel/Garments | On 22nd Jan 2022

UKVFTA brings positive results to bilateral trade: Vietnamese ministry

The recently effective UK-Vietnam FTA has led to positive outcomes,...

Pic: Shutterstock

Apparel/Garments | On 22nd Jan 2022

Cambodia approves new projects worth $1.9 bn, including 2 garment ones

The Council for the Development of Cambodia has approved 10 projects...

Interviews View All

Vandana Narang, National Institute of Fashion Technology

Vandana Narang
National Institute of Fashion Technology

Campus placements are low due to lockdowns

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Luxury is not just about high prices but ability to create desire

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Uniform designing is a numbers game

Ujjval Saraf,

Ujjval Saraf

Founded by Jimmy Lai, Giordano International Ltd, a Hong Kong based...

Akram Tariq Khan,

Akram Tariq Khan

E-commerce brand YourLibaas meaning "garment or attire" in Udru, was...

Bharat Ahuja,

Bharat Ahuja

A mono store brand, <b>Bharat Ahuja's</b> Desire Design Studio has emerged ...

Jacques Prigneaux, EDANA

Jacques Prigneaux
EDANA

EDANA has been the leading global association and voice of the nonwovens...

Dr. Sean Blamires, Evolution and Ecology Research Centre

Dr. Sean Blamires
Evolution and Ecology Research Centre

Using spider silk for clothing may not seem to be an attractive...

Shlomzion Chen, Seevix

Shlomzion Chen
Seevix

Seevix Material Sciences Ltd, which develops and manufactures synthetic...

Ruma Devi, Gramin Vikas Evam Chetna Sansthan

Ruma Devi
Gramin Vikas Evam Chetna Sansthan

<b>Ruma Devi i</b>s a jet-setting promoter of artisans who has empowered...

Bav Tailor, Label Bav Tailor

Bav Tailor
Label Bav Tailor

Born in London and Indian by origin, <b>Bav Tailor </b>is the Founder of...

Sunita Shanker, Label Sunita Shanker

Sunita Shanker
Label Sunita Shanker

Inspired by the rich traditional crafts of India, Sunita Shanker’s work is ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments

ESTEEMED CLIENTS

Rosset ;& Cia Limited
Tommy Hilfiger
BIRLA CENTURY A DIVISION OF CENTURY TEXTILES AND INDUSTRIES
Calvin Klein
Vardhman Textile Ltd
LC Waikiki
Sportswear Company Spa
BIANCA
Lenzing Aktiengesellschaft
Splash
C;&A Sourcing International Ltd
Huntsman (Singapore) Pte Ltd
Restoque S.A.
Grasim Industries Limited
Lacoste (Wanchai)
Landmark Group
Sportmaster Ltd.
Aramark Uniform ;& Career Apparel, LLC
Truetzschler India Private Limited
Eastman Chemical Company
Sateri (Jiujiang) Fiber Co.,Ltd
TESCO INTERNATIONAL SOURCING LIMITED
Abit
Gloria Jeans
Brandix Lanka Limited
Gokaldas Exports Limited
Phong Phu international JSC (PPJ)
Bluestem Global Sourcing Limited
Desigual - ABASIC, S.A.
Cat Tuong Real Estate Group Joint Stock Company
John Varvatos
Vianney Textil Hogar S.A. De C.V.
Etam Group Strategy Hong Kong Limited
HYOSUNG CORPORATION INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED
Alison Hayes Romania
Maceton Limited
MAS Active / MAS Kreeda / MAS Bodyline
Guess Europe Sagl,
Esprit Europe Services GmbH
Lifestyle
Page Industries Limited (Bangalore)
Reiter India Private Limited
BIMBA ;& LOLA SL
Aquarelle Clothing Limited
J ;& P Coats
Groz-Beckert East Asia LLP
H;&M Hennes ;& Mauritz (Far East) Ltd
PVH Corporation
G-Star Raw C.V.
Tchibo GmbH
OVS Hong Kong Sourcing Ltd.
The LYCRA Company Singapore  Pte. Ltd
KAS Direct Sourcing
International Textile Manufacturers Federation
Sainsbury's Argos Asia Limited
Helly Hansen Far East Ltd
Hirdaramani International Export Private Limited
Tory Burch Hong Kong Ltd
Rayonese Textile Inc., Division de Culp Inc.
Green Fibre
Amazon China
Recron Polyester from Reliance Industries Limited
Chori Company Limited
THE BOMBAY DYEING ;& MFG.CO. LTD
Varner AS Retail
Permoda(Koaj/Armi/Pronto/Bkul)
IDH – The Sustainable Trade Initiative
Walmart
Gap International Sourcing Limited
Midas Clothing Limited
IKEA of Sweden AB
Lululemon Athletica Inc
Alix Partners
Benetton Group
Babyshop
T.T. Limited
Arvind Limited
Hela Clothing Pvt Ltd
Gatsby Africa
Target Corporation (MN)
Puma
KIABI
Asos
Seasalt Limited
NITI Aayog
Lisa S.P.A.
Decathlon
Boardriders Asia Sourcing Limited
Under Armour Global Sourcing Ltd
SHAHI Exports Pvt Ltd

January 2022

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Advanced Search