Laws, Regulations & Annotations
Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2013
Sales and Use Tax Annotations
435.0000 PRODUCING, FABRICATING AND PROCESSING PROPERTY FURNISHED BY CONSUMERS—GENERAL RULES—Regulation 1526
(a) ASSEMBLY, DISASSEMBLY AND REASSEMBLY
435.0040 Assembly of Furniture—Fabrication, etc. A bank (consumer) ordered furniture from a California retailer who ordered the furniture from an out-of-state supplier for direct shipment to the bank, with title to pass out-of-state. The retailer assembled the furniture on the bank's premise. The purchase price of the knocked-down furniture was subject to use tax, and the assembly of the parts was step in a series of operations resulting in the production of tangible personal property. Accordingly, such an assembly constituted fabrication labor subject to sales tax. 7/25/67.