Laws, Regulations & Annotations
Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2015
Sales and Use Tax Annotations
420.0000 PHOTOGRAPHERS, PHOTOSTAT PRODUCERS, PHOTO FINISHERS AND X-RAY LABORATORIES—Regulation 1528
(b) PROCESSING, RETOUCHING, ETC.
420.0640 Retouching Negatives. A person in the business of retouching negatives for a portrait photographer is engaged in taxable processing of tangible personal property furnished by a consumer, under section 6006(b) where the photographer does not sell the negative to his customer. Where the photographer makes a separate charge to his customer for such retouchednegative, he is regarded as selling the negative, and the retouching is regarded as nontaxable fabrication of property for resale. 11/3/67.