Science wins the day as Michigan court finds electric distribution equipment exempt

Science wins the day as Michigan court finds electric distribution equipment exempt

The Michigan Court of Appeals recently shocked the Michigan Department of Treasury when it held that machinery and equipment used to transmit and distribute electricity was entitled to a use tax exemption available for industrial processing.  In Detroit Edison Co. v. Department of Treasury, the Court found that … [Read more...]

Purchases of Industrial Magnets Attract Indiana Use Tax Assessments; One Sticks, Three Don’t

Purchases of Industrial Magnets Attract Indiana Use Tax Assessments; One Sticks, Three Don’t

Producer of dry milled corn products claimed it used magnets in its production process The Indiana Department of Revenue assessed use tax against a producer of dry milled corn products for its purchases of industrial magnets.  Producer claimed the magnets were exempt from sales and use tax because they were used … [Read more...]