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Frequently Asked Questions About Repair Exemptions

2 - What special rules apply to maintenance contracts?

The tax does not apply to the charge for a maintenance contract unless it must be purchased as a condition of the sale or lease of the property. If you are performing repairs under an optional maintenance contract, you must pay the tax on materials passing to customers unless a separate additional charge is made for them. If you are making repairs under a mandatory maintenance contract, or warranty included in the original selling price, you may claim the resale exclusion on purchases of materials passing to customers.



 
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Repair Exemptions FAQs
  1 - What about free installation?
  2 - What special rules apply to maintenance contracts?
  3 - Can I avoid the tax on my purchases of consumables by including their cost in my parts charge and collecting tax from my customers?
  4 - How do I claim exemption on materials I will resell?
  5 - If I give my parts supplier a resale certificate, isn't everything I buy from that supplier exempt?
 
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