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sales tax?

Discussion in 'Business Fundamentals' started by larryjlk, Jan 29, 2004.

  1. larryjlk

    larryjlk Member
    Messages: 66

    I'm sure you NY guys have a state sales tax you collect, well they
    want to collect snowplow sales tax in Ohio now. i guess my question is are you experiencing any real negative reactions from customers or is it accepted as just a way of life?:confused:
  2. Plow Meister

    Plow Meister PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,174

    Snow plowing is a service, therefore it is not taxable. At least that is the way it is in Indiana.
  3. ronsracing

    ronsracing Member
    from CT
    Messages: 66

    Snow plowing is taxable here in CT. Never had a problem of people paying it.

    OBRYANMAINT PlowSite.com Veteran
    from ohio
    Messages: 534

    it has gone over easier than i thought it would...mostly no complaints
  5. JMR

    JMR Senior Member
    Messages: 567

    Just remember you are COLLECTING sales tax, not CHARGING sales tax. If a customer has a problem with you collecting sales tax(which you are required to do by law) take it up with the state. No sales tax on snow removal in our state though. But, I deal with these issues all the time in my automotive repair business.
  6. computerguy

    computerguy Member
    Messages: 88

    Yep NJ Sales Tax

    In NJ we have to collect sales tax on this type of service. It is similar to any form of landscaping that is also taxable.
    I haven't had much of a problem. Some people ask to pay cash ;) but I bill them weekly and tell them not to send cash through the mail. I prefer to be on the up and up. Never know when something is gonna happen and you need to justify/prove something.
  7. kipcom

    kipcom Senior Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 455

    Indiana has taken the 1st step to charging for LABOR on certain jobs. This year it only includes tax on labor for the installation of an actual part installed. It is a gray area currently, but most businesses are questioning when to charge the tax..... My question ( sent to the state ) is.... If a LCO installs organic material...do we charge tax on the labor to install it. The reaction I get so far is AAHhhhhh I dont know :rolleyes:
  8. poncho62

    poncho62 Senior Member
    Messages: 431

    We have had 7% GST(Goods and services tax) here in Canada for over 10 years now. Thats on top of 8% sales tax..........Really bites.
  9. dmontgomery

    dmontgomery PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,238

    I checked this out with my accountant and they said in Ohio you have to charge sales tax if you earn over $5000.00 a year plowing....

  10. yellowbird102

    yellowbird102 Junior Member
    Messages: 6

    The I understand it in Wi if you chg by the job no tax by the in is taxed not sure the gov knows what they are doing Yellowbird
  11. Foxfire

    Foxfire Senior Member
    Messages: 153

    Gov Tax !!!

    I think the gov should go _ _ _ k themselves, when our trucks need repair do they send us a check? (NOT) ..........!!! :realmad: