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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

When does the exemption expire?

In most states, the exemption does not expire nor need to be renewed. However, there are situations which occur that the sales tax is put back on the bill, and/or a new utility study must be completed. Expiration states: Texas – 5 yrs;  Michigan – 4 yrs;  Iowa – 3 yrs;  PA – 5 yrs…

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Will the utility company perform the engineering study?

Since the utility company has no stake in the exemption, they do not provide manpower to perform the study. It is up to the taxpayer to determine the annual usage of every piece of equipment that uses that particular utility, be it electricity, natural gas, or water. The study involves many interpretations of the tax…

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Testimonials

I personally want to thank you for your persistent and professional work. You told us we were entitled to and exemption even when the State denied the claims. We turned the issue over to you, and we didn’t have to spend time on it, and we wound up with great results.

- Michael Aronson
Raytheon Technical Services Company