Laws, Regulations & Annotations
Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2014
Sales and Use Tax Annotations
490.0000 RETURNS, DEFECTS AND REPLACEMENTS—Regulation 1655
(a) RETURNED MERCHANDISE
(2) "Full Sale Price"
490.0223 Restocking Is Service. In order to qualify for a returned merchandise deduction, the retailer must refund the full retail selling price less any restocking charges. The charge for restocking returned merchandise is a charge for service and is not subject to tax. The retailer must refund the full sales tax reimbursement, not merely the tax on the net amount of the credit after the restocking charge. 6/24/88.