Laws, Regulations & Annotations
Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2013
Sales and Use Tax Annotations
280.0000 GIFTS, MARKETING AIDS, PREMIUMS AND PRIZES— Regulation 1670
280.0870 Sales by Publicly Supported Television Stations. The measure of tax on the sale of tangible personal property by a publicly supported television station is the sales price of the property to the television station when the following conditions are met:
(1) A viewer makes a contribution to a nonprofit, publicly supported television station and receives tangible personal property upon making the contribution.
(2) The primary purpose of the contribution is to make a donation to support the television station.
(3) There is a significant disparity between the amount of the contribution and the retail value of the property received in connection with the contribution.
If the television station has paid sales tax reimbursement or use tax on its purchase of the property, no further tax is due. 4/23/93.