Laws, Regulations & Annotations
Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2014
Sales and Use Tax Annotations
557.0000 TRANSPORTATION CHARGES—Regulation 1628
557.0258 Hostess Party System. A retailer's merchandise is marketed through a hostess party system. The hostesses take orders and deliver merchandise to the customers. The retailer invoices the hostesses for the merchandise plus a separate shipping charge. This shipping charge is subject to tax under Regulation 1628(a) because delivery is to the retailer's representatives (hostesses) and not directly to the purchasers as required. 12/11/90.