Sales tax on rental of medical devices

August 6, 2019

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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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