Laws, Regulations & Annotations
Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2016
Sales and Use Tax Annotations
(a) IN GENERAL—DEFINITION
495.0020 Barter. A shoemaker who takes a pair of shoes worth $100 from his merchandise inventory and exchanges the shoes for an item for his personal use is engaging in a taxable sales transaction. A transfer of title or possession by exchange or barter falls within the definition of a sale. Any transfer of tangible personal property in exchange for a thing of value is a sale. 12/29/64.