New York City Extends Taxes on Barbering, Massage, and Other Services
- Sales Tax News
- Sep 9, 2014 | Gail Cole
Beauty and hair services
The Act extends the imposition of “a tax, at the same uniform rate, but at a rate not to exceed four and one-half per centum” on receipts from every sale of the following services:
- Hair restoring
- Manicuring and pedicuring
- Massage and similar services
The tax on sales of services by weight control salons, health salons, gymnasiums, Turkish and sauna baths, and every charge for the use of such facilities, is also extended.
However, services performed by chiropractors, dentists, nurses, ophthalmic dispensers or similar, optometrists, osteopaths, physiotherapists, and podiatrists are exempt from sales tax, no matter where they take place.
Credit and collection services
AB 9462 also extends to November 30, 2017, the tax to “the receipts from every sale of any or all of the following services in whole or in part”:
- Credit rating
- Credit reporting
- Credit adjustment and collection services
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