Laws, Regulations & Annotations
Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2014
Sales and Use Tax Annotations
235.0000 FEDERAL TAXES—Regulation 1617
235.0105 Luxury Tax. Effective January 1, 1991, the United States has imposed a new retail excise tax, on the first retail sale of vehicles, boats, aircraft, jewelry and furs, to the extent that the price for such goods exceeds certain specified amounts. The rate of tax is 10 percent. The new tax is excludable from "gross receipts", under Revenue and Taxation Code section 6012(c)(4)(A). The amount of any such tax is nontaxable under the Sales and Use Tax Law, whether imposed with respect to a sale involving a transfer of title or a lease transaction which is treated as a "sale" and "purchase" under Revenue and Taxation Code sections 6006 and 6010. 12/6/90.