Laws, Regulations & Annotations

Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2018

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557.0000 TRANSPORTATION CHARGES—Regulation 1628

Annotation 557.0005

557.0005 Actual Cost of Transportation. One of the requirements for the exclusion of separately stated transportation charges from the measure of tax is that the cost of transportation is the actual shipping cost. This actual cost is determined on a transaction by transaction basis. Thus, to be entitled to the exclusion, in addition to the requirement set forth in Regulation 1628(a), the retailer will need to keep records showing the actual cost of transportation for each transaction. The amount of each individual cost of transportation is the amount excludable. 7/24/91.