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California Sales Tax Exemption

What is the California sales tax exemption?

The California sales tax exemption applies to certain types of sales and is designed to encourage economic development or to benefit certain categories of purchasers. The type of goods that may be exempted from sales tax vary, but generally include items like groceries, prescription medicines, and certain agricultural supplies.

Sales tax exemptions are enacted by the state's legislation and can vary based on the specific rules and regulations of California. In order to benefit from these exemptions, a business usually needs to provide a valid resale certificate or other forms of documentation that prove the sale was eligible for exemption. It's always a good idea for businesses to consult with a tax professional to ensure compliance with these rules.

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