Laws, Regulations & Annotations
Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2017
Sales and Use Tax Annotations
515.0000 SERVICE ENTERPRISES GENERALLY—Regulation 1501
(a) IN GENERAL—SERVICE DISTINGUISHED FROM SALE
515.0016.200 Servicing Medical Equipment. A medical equipment company has a contract with a hospital to store, clean, maintain, inspect, deliver, and retrieve medical equipment owned by the hospital. There is no transfer of tangible personal property to the hospital when providing such services. The company does, however, install parts and commode buckets replacements which are provided by the hospital.
Since the medical equipment company did not provide any tangible personal property, it is providing a nontaxable service to the hospital provided none of its installation constitutes fabrication (e.g., putting together new property.) 2/5/96.