Laws, Regulations & Annotations

Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2013

Sales And Use Tax Law


Article 1. General Exemptions

Section 6363.3

6363.3. Nonprofit thrift stores. (a) There are exempted from the taxes imposed by this part, the gross receipts from the sale in this state of, and the storage, use, or other consumption in this state of, used pieces of clothing, household items, or other retail items sold by thrift stores operated by a nonprofit organization if the purpose of that thrift store is to obtain revenue for the funding of medical, hospice, or social services to chronically ill individuals, and at least 75 percent of the net income derived from operations of the thrift store are actually expended for the purpose of providing medical, hospice, or social services to the chronically ill.

(b) For purposes of this section, "nonprofit organization" means an organization that provides medical, hospice, or social services to individuals with a chronic, life-threatening illness, as defined in subdivision (c) of Section 1568.01 of the Health and Safety Code, and is exempt from taxation under Section 23701d.

(c) This section shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2019, and as of that date is repealed.

History.—Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 781, in effect September 23, 1996, but operative January 1, 1997. Stats. 2001, Ch. 383 (AB 180), in effect October 1, 2001, substituted ", hospice or" for "and" after "of medical" twice in the first sentence, and in the second sentence of subdivision (a), and substituted "2007" for "2002" in subdivision (b). Stats. 2006, Ch. 373 (SB 1341), in effect September 20, 2006, substituted "the net income derived from operations of the thrift store" for "those net revenues" after "at least 75 percent of" in subdivision (a); created new subdivision (b) with the former second sentence of subdivision (a); relettered former subdivision (b) as (c) and substituted "2012" for "2007" after "January 1," therein. Stats. 2011, Ch. 289 (AB 289), in effect September 21, 2011, substituted "remain in effect only until" for "cease to be operative on" after "This section shall" and substituted "2019" for "2012" after "January 1," in subdivision (c).