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Four Tips (and Tricks) to Qualify for Manufacturing Sales Tax Exemptions

Taking advantage of sales tax exemptions is one of the perks to being a manufacturer. The key is staying on top of available exemptions and successfully applying them to your operations. Start by answering this simple question…

Where does production begin and end at your facility, according to your state?

Almost every state answers the question differently, especially as it applies to material handling equipment, testing equipment, utilities and storage. Understanding your state’s definition can help reduce your sales and use tax expenditures significantly.

Here are tips from sales tax experts to identify exemption opportunities. 

Tip 1: Forklifts, cranes and other material handling equipment may be exempt from sales tax

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