Tax Rates for Hempstead, Nassau, NY

Sales Tax
Hempstead City Sales Tax0.0%
Nassau County Sales Tax4.625%
New York State Sales Tax4.0%
Combined Sales Tax8.625%
Property Tax
New York State Property Tax0.0%
Nassau County Property Tax0.445%
Nassau Municipality Property Tax0.251%
School District Property Tax
Baldwin School District2.596%
Bellmore School District2.421%
East Meadow School District2.272%
East Rockaway School District2.402%
Elmont School District2.121%
Floral Park-Bellerose School District1.798%
Franklin Square School District1.882%
Freeport School District1.825%
Garden City School District1.439%
Hempstead School District2.144%
Hewlett-Woodmere School District2.885%
Island Park School District1.218%
Island Trees School District2.335%
Lawrence School District1.117%
Levittown School District3.031%
Long Beach School District1.586%
Lynbrook School District2.378%
Malverne School District2.431%
Merrick School District2.536%
New Hyde Park-Garden City School District1.739%
North Bellmore School District2.484%
North Merrick School District2.61%
Oceanside School District1.917%
Rockville Centre School District2.353%
Roosevelt School District1.925%
Seaford School District2.355%
Uniondale School District1.355%
Valley Stream 13 School District2.389%
Valley Stream 24 School District2.383%
Valley Stream 30 School District2.271%
Wantagh School District2.277%
Westbury School District2.165%
West Hempstead School District2.15%
Income Tax
Local Income Tax0%
New York State Income Tax4% (<$8,500) to 8.82% (>$1.08m)


Sales Tax in Hempstead, NY

The state of New York Levies a 4% sales tax throughout the state. Many local jurisdictions also collect sales taxes up to an additional 5.3750% (Richmond).

A combined city and county sales tax rate of 4.625% on top of New Yorks's 4% base makes Hempstead one of the more expensive cities to shop in, with 939 out of 956 cities having a sales tax rate this low or lower.

Property Tax in Nassau County

As New York property tax rates go, Nassau County is on the low end at only 0.445%. There are 41 counties in the state with higher property taxes and only 16 counties that have lower rates. Note that 0.445% is an effective tax rate estimate. Actual property tax rates vary slightly from property to property within cities and counties due to special property tax boundaries.

Income Tax in New York

With one of the highest state income taxes in the country, as high as an 8.82% marginal rate for top earners, New York city is not a cheap place to live, especially for the wealthy. Making matters worse for high income New Yorkers, The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act limits the amount of state and local taxes you can deduct from your federally taxable income to $10,000.

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