Bloomberg Tax
April 2, 2019, 11:18 PM

New Yorkers to Pay 20 Percent Sales Tax on Vaping Products

Keshia Clukey
Keshia Clukey

Vapers in New York will pay a new 20 percent sales tax on vaping products starting Dec. 1.

The tax, passed as part of the state’s fiscal 2019-2020 budget (S.B. 1509C), applies to the liquid and gel that is used in electronic devices including cigarettes, cigars, and vaping pens, regardless of whether they contain nicotine.

The measure is projected to raise $2 million in revenue in fiscal year 2020, which ends March 31, and $19 million in FY 2021,

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