California Manufacturing and Research & Development Sales Tax Exemption

Please review and share this information with your purchasing department!

Customer’s of BioMicroLab that purchase equipment for research and development should qualify for a partial tax exemption.  It is the buyer’s obligation to provide CopyPro, the seller, a document which declares that they are a “qualified person” purchasing “qualified personal property.”

View the editable form here:  Partial Exemption Certificate for Manufacturing, Research and Development Equipment

Learn more about the exemption: Tax Guide for Manufacturing and Research & Development Equipment Exemption

Please review the form to determine whether you qualify for the tax exemption. If so, please email us the completed form. CopyPro will need to keep the exemption certificates for at least four years from the date the exemption was claimed.

As of  January 1. 2017, the partial state tax exemption is 3.9375% through June 30, 2022.  This amount is deducted from your local tax rate.  Current tax rates for the various California counties or cities  If you do not have any additional local taxes, you will be taxed at a rate of 3.3125 percent (7.25 percent current statewide tax rate – 3.9375 percent partial exemption).

Please contact us if you have any questions!