Laws, Regulations & Annotations
Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2014
Sales and Use Tax Annotations
440.0000 PROPERTY USED IN MANUFACTURING—Regulation 1525
(a) MANUFACTURING AIDS
(7) Miscellaneous Specific Aids
440.0860 Aluminum—Used in Steel Manufacture. Aluminum purchased by manufacturers of steel is placed in ladles and covered with molten steel, preventing the formation of pinholes in the finished steel. The aluminum oxide is skimmed off the surface of the molten steel. The aluminum is purchased for use as a manufacturing aid and not for the purpose of resale. Accordingly, it is subject to sales or use tax notwithstanding the fact that a portion of the aluminum remains in the finished steel. 8/9/65.