Dutchess County, New York, Residential Energy Taxes: Now You Have 'Em, Now You Don't
- Apr 25, 2014 | Gail Cole
In February 2014, the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance announced that Dutchess County would impose a 3.75% local sales and use tax on sales of residential energy sources and services, effective March 1, 2014.
Now, the department has announced that Dutchess County will exempt from tax sales of residential energy sources and services, effective June 1, 2014.
Residential energy sources and services are defined as:
- Natural gas;
- Propane sold in containers of 100 pounds or more;
- Gas, electric and steam services;
- Fuel oil; and
- Wood (for heating purposes only).
Residential energy sources and services are exempt from New York State sales tax.
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