Nearly 9 out of 10 respondents to NCNow survey don't want county to tax heating fuel
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 12:03 pm
New York State exempts heating fuels from their 4 percent sales tax, but counties can charge sales tax for it, and St. Lawrence County does. In the past some have argued home heating fuels including oil, natural gas, propane, pellets and firewood should be exempt as they are necessities. An overwhelming 89 percent of survey respondents oppose the tax. For details and to take the current survey, click here.