California recently published updated guidance for veterinarians on sales and use tax. The guidance uses plain-language examples to illustrate when sales tax does and does not apply to a veterinarian’s provision of medicines, drugs, other products, and x-rays. The guidance is available here.
In our experience, veterinary hospitals and other pet care businesses face unique challenges in complying with sales and use taxes. Holland & Hart’s team of industry-focused, state and local tax attorneys provide practical guidance and solutions to address with these issues in the context of disputes with taxing authorities, ongoing business operations, or the purchase or sale of a business.