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Empire Zone Sales Tax Refund


State Empire State Development

Businesses that still have Empire Zone Certification can get a partial refund on sales taxes.

Please note that the Empire Zone program is closed to new participants. 

Refunds are available for taxes paid on new building equipment.

Empire State Development

Small Business Division
633 Third Avenue, 33rd Floor
New York, NY 10017
Phone (800) 782-8369
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