New York Business Licensing

Important Points:

  • A state business license is required for certain businesses. These businesses include motor vehicle repair shops, beauty salons, food establishments, real estate companies and child day care centers.

How to Get a Business License in New York:

New York State Sales Tax:

  • New York state sales tax is 4%.
    • Local rates vary causing the combined sales tax rate to be more than 7% in some areas.

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