Should sales tax be charged on software?

April 30, 2021

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Q. We received an invoice for AI cyber security software. They charged sales tax on the invoice. Is this kind of software tax exempt in California? Last year's invoice didn't have sales tax charges. A. (Answered by True Partners Consulting LLC, a 3rd party, independent advisory services firm offering experienced and practical help for unclaimed property and sales and use tax compliance. You can learn more about them at TPCtax.com.) This is about as close as I am being able to get on this, given…

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