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Hello and thanks for trusting me to help you today. I am a tax adviser with over 15 years of experience.The purpose of sourcing is to determine the location of the sale for sales tax purposes. If a sale is taxable, the sourcing of the sale will determine the appropriate jurisdiction’s tax rate for the seller to charge.
If your sale is to an Ohio buyer then the vendor's location where the purchaser's order is received, regardless of location from which tangible personal property is shipped.
So if you are making the sale in your location and the customer does not have an exemption for the sale, you shoudl charge at your rate.
Ohio has affiliated with the Streamline sales tax now and here is a link to an easy chart for sourcing:http://www.tax.ohio.gov/sales_and_use/information_releases/st_2009_03_sourcing_chart.aspx
Ohio vendors of tangible personal property will source their sales to Ohio consumers to the location where the vendors receive the order from the consumer.
Delivery does not change this. If a sale is taxable, the sourcing of the sale will determine the appropriate jurisdiction’s tax rate for the seller to charge.
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My customer insists they should be paying sales tax based on their location and not on my loction at my county sales tax rate...
Your sourcing is where you are if they are making the purchase from your location (fixed location)
The Streamlined Sales tax was used to get rid of just these soprts of problems
The chart I sent you the link to should assist
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