- Just about every state will tax some mix of services, with rental of TPP, utilities, lodging, and food service being the most common.
- The purchases of several types of organizations, including government agencies and non-profit organizations are usually exempt. Sales by these organizations are often exempt to some extent, often if it's related to fund-raising activities.
- Purchases may be exempt based on how the purchase will be used. Typical exemptions are purchases by farmers for agricultural use, and by manufacturers for use in the manufacturing process.
- Then there are exemptions based simply on what the item is, such as grocery store type food and prescription drugs.
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