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Congratulations on your business venture.If we design, print and mail brochures for our clients do we need to charge them sales tax. These items are never touch by the client.
Under Florida law, each sale
, admission charge, storage, or rental is taxable unless the transaction is exempt. Exemptions
may be found here
. Brochures do not fit into the category.
Even though the customers do not handle the item, this is till arguably falls under tax because it would be a sales price they pay:
“Sales price” means the total amount paid for tangible personal property, including any services that are a part of the sale, valued in money
, whether paid in money or otherwise, and includes any amount for which credit is given to the purchaser by the seller, without any deduction therefrom on account of the cost of the property sold, the cost of materials used, labor or service cost, interest charged, losses, or any other expense whatsoever. F.S.212.02(160
. So this would be a sales price
Under F.S. 212.04(b)
, a 6% tax is then added to a sales price.
For the statutes, see here
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