Laws, Regulations & Annotations

Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2011
 

Sales And Use Tax Law

CHAPTER 1.5. STREAMLINED SALES TAX PROJECT *

Section 6026

* Chapter 1.5 was added by Stats. 2003, Ch. 702 (SB 157), in effect January 1, 2004.


6026. Definitions. For purposes of this act:

(a) "Agreement" means the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement.

(b) "Board" means the board of governance, as defined in this act, or the board's designee.

(c) "Certified automated system" means software certified jointly by the states that are signatories to the agreement to calculate the tax imposed by each jurisdiction on a transaction, determine the amount of tax to remit to the appropriate state, and maintain a record of the transaction.

(d) "Certified service provider" means an agent certified jointly by the states that are signatories to the agreement to perform all of the seller's sales tax functions.

(e) "Person" means an individual, trust, estate, fiduciary, partnership, limited liability company, limited liability partnership, corporation, or any other legal entity.

(f) "Sales tax" means the tax levied by Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 6051) of Part 1 of Division 2 of the Revenue and Taxation Code.

(g) "Purchaser" means a person to whom a sale of tangible personal property is made or to whom a service is provided.

(h) "Seller" means any person making sales, leases, or rentals of personal property of services.

(i) "Sourcing" means determining the tax situs of a transaction.

(j) "State" means any state of the United States and the District of Columbia.

(k) "Signatory state" means a state that has entered into the agreement.

(l) "Use tax" means the tax levied by Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 6201) of Part 1 of Division 2 of the Revenue and Taxation Code.