Laws, Regulations & Annotations
Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2011
Sales And Use Tax Law
CHAPTER 4. EXEMPTIONS
Article 2. Exemptions from Sales Tax
6387. Delivery to export packers. There are exempted from the computation of the amount of the sales tax the gross receipts from sales of tangible personal property purchased for use solely outside this State and delivered to a forwarding agent, export packer, or other person engaged in the business of preparing goods for export or arranging for their exportation, and actually delivered to a port outside the continental limits of the United States prior to making any use thereof.
History.—Added by Stats. 1955, p. 2746, in effect September 7, 1955.
Sales for export.—A sale of aircraft parts to a Mexican airline to service its planes is not subject to tax where the parts are shipped by a common carrier to a location on the U.S. Mexican border where an independent freight forwarder, with the assistance of the airline's employees, processed the property through U.S. and Mexican Customs and the parts were moved on a continuous and unbroken journey to the foreign destination other than for unavoidable delays that were incidental to their journey. McDonnel Douglas Corporation v. State Board of Equalization (1992) 10 Cal.App.4th 1413.