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Hi, more than likely you have no obligation it depends on the state, but only 2 states charge sales tax on ANY sort of PROFESSIONAL services
Can you tell me what state you're in?
excuse me, I just checked and that number is XXXXX
here's a site from, based on NAIC, by state (
Als, here's a searchable database, by state, by business code (updated for 2010)
Here's an article from bizfilings.com on sales taxation of services:
Currently, many states exclude service providers from sales and use taxes. However, a number of state lawmakers have begun to re-examine the exclusion of service from sales tax liability because they realize that a potentially large source of revenues is going uncollected. So as you might expect, these lawmakers are working on changing their laws to treat some, if not all, services as taxable.
And here's an excellent listing BY STATE (51 jurisdictions) of what sales and use taxes are imposed
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In Texas, a tax is imposed on the sale at retail of taxable items and upon the storage, use or other consumption in the state of taxable items purchased, leased or rented from any retailer for storage, use or other consumption in Texas.
Taxable items are tangible personal property (including computer programs).
Taxable services include the following:
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