Laws, Regulations & Annotations
Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2014
Sales and Use Tax Annotations
195.0000 CONTAINERS AND LABELS—Regulation 1589
(b) RETURNABLE CONTAINERS
195.1448 Deposits. A firm sells retaining walls and patio pavers. It charges $15 for each pallet furnished with the merchandise. When the customer returns the pallet, the customer receives $13.
The $2 difference is part of gross receipts and is includable in the measure of tax on retail sales. Only the $13 is regarded as a deposit on the returnable container. 2/25/94.