Laws, Regulations & Annotations
Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2016
Sales and Use Tax Annotations
100.0000 ADVERTISING AGENCIES, COMMERCIAL ARTISTS AND DESIGNERS—Regulation 1540
(b) DELINEATORS AND DESIGNERS
100.0054 Calligraphy, etc. Calligraphy is hand lettering and it is taxable as artwork pursuant to Regulation 1540 except when addressing for mailing. Addressing for mailing is nontaxable whether done by hand, by a calligrapher, by a typewriter, by a computer, or by a calligraphy machine. Addressing for other purposes, such as an inside address on a letter, which does not show through the window of an envelope, is taxable regardless of the method used.
One-of-a-kind art pieces created for a client, signs, and camera ready art are all taxable when sold at retail in this state. 7/1/91.