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Tax Exempt States

In 26 states there is an exemption for utilities used in production of a product - by a manufacturer.

Tax Exempt States

Utility Tax Exemption FAQs

Why is sales tax on the utility bill?

Every utility company is required to charge sales tax unless the customer files a valid exemption certificate. The utility company typically does not promote, publicize, or assist in obtaining exemptions – it is just a pass through for the utility company. The exemption is not the responsibility of the utility company rather they are only a conduit…

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Can a regular sales tax exemption certificate be filed with the utility company?

In most states, the answer is no. Since a utility study is required in every state with an exemption, there typically is a special exemption certificate used for electric, gas, and water. The proper documentation and the detailed engineering study meeting Department of Revenue requirements usually accompanies the exemption certificate. Each state has a different…

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Testimonials

On Your Mark is easy to work with; does reliable, detailed work. On Your Mark is an advocate on our behalf, and he represents us in any issues that arise with the utility company and/or the State. On Your Mark handles the whole exemption process from beginning to end, and leaves nothing undone.

- Brittany Bielecki
Walgreen’s Corporate Office