Laws, Regulations & Annotations
Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2013
Sales and Use Tax Annotations
425.0000 PRESCRIPTION MEDICINES—Regulation 1591
425.0130 Hospital's Purchases of Exempt Items. Wheelchairs, crutches, canes, quad canes and walkers ordered by a hospital on behalf of a specific patient can be considered to be purchased by an individual for his own use at the direction of a physician and are, therefore, exempt from tax under Revenue and Taxation Code section 6369.2. The fact payment for the equipment is made by a hospital plan insurance or Medicare does not cause the exemption to be lost. 11/26/79.