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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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Why is advocacy important?

There are many areas in the engineering study in which the State can and will argue that certain utility usage is not production and therefore does not qualify for exemption. For example: Electric used for a lift truck that performs work outside the production process, e.g. loading, unloading trucks or warehouse storage; and also moving…

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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