Sales tax on rental of medical devices

August 6, 2019


Q. Does sales tax apply to the rental of CPM machines and cold therapy units? Is this equipment not considered medicines and therefore, exempt from tax? Our vendor is a California vendor and the hospital is also located in California. A. ----- (Answered by YETTER Sales Tax Institute, a 3rd party, independent advisory services firms offering experienced and practical help in the area of sales and use tax.) We found a case on the CPM Machines in CA, and it looks like they are exempt.  In order to…

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