Providing prewritten or “canned” computer software, whether or not characterized as a license agreement is a taxable retail sale. Nexus can be created through independent representatives who solicit sales. Interest abatement denied.
Receipts from software support, updates and new releases for combined fee were taxable under the retail classification and were not exempt under the machinery and equipment exemption. Editing software used by newspaper publisher did not qualify as machinery and equipment used directly in manufacturing, processing, fabricating or job printing.
RV Dealership failed to prove out-of- state residency and residency on reservations for Native Americans for various sales of RVs and therefore was not entitled to exemptions. In some cases there was no Form 5000, in other cases there was a Form 5000, but the contradictory evidence held by the Dealership demonstrated the Dealership did not accept the Forms in good faith.
Taxpayer was a prime contractor subject to the transaction privilege tax on his entire fees where he was hired as a “construction manager” or “advisor” to use his contracting knowledge to supervise or coordinate several construction projects, as well as doing some construction himself. Where Taxpayer was one of the persons on the title of the property on which he oversaw construction, he was liable for use tax on the items he purchased from retailers who knew him to be a contractor and did not include a charge for tax on the purchases.
Contracting. Taxpayers assumed the prime contracting transaction privilege tax liabilities of the Off-site Contractors, who were not exempt subcontractors, by issuing Form 5005 exemption certificates to the Off-site Contractors.