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Old 03-22-2004, 09:30 PM
eazy eazy is offline
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Taxes?

Hello,
Have a question on Taxes. I live in the Texas area were the sales tax is 8.25. The question is, If I estimate a job (mow a yard and so on) for 100 dollars, do I charge 108.25?
My girlfriends brother in law said that you cannot include sales taxes on services.

If you could, please give some input on how you include taxes so you will not get yourself in trouble.

Thanks for your time,
eazy
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Old 03-22-2004, 09:34 PM
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You don't need to tax residential lawns but any work you do for a commercial business you should be adding tax to and reporting that money to your collector.
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Old 03-22-2004, 09:35 PM
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charge $108.25. Your girlfriends brother in law is as crazy as your sales tax%
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Old 03-22-2004, 09:38 PM
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Ours is 15%!
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Old 03-22-2004, 09:53 PM
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Thanks for the early input. But, Why don't you have to charge sales taxes for residential lawns?

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Old 03-22-2004, 10:01 PM
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That's a good question. I'm not really too sure but that is what my accountant tells me.
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Old 03-22-2004, 11:00 PM
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You do need to collect taxes for yard work check this link out.
http://www.cpa.state.tx.us/taxinfo/t.../tx94_112.html
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Old 03-22-2004, 11:21 PM
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Hey CLCody 3, Great site, Thanks for your time and help!!

It is people like this and others with their input that make this site such a great one!!!

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eazy
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Old 03-24-2004, 09:54 PM
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Come work in alabama.....there is no sales tax on labor....lol
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Old 03-25-2004, 07:00 AM
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No sales taxes on labor in MI, either. But our fine liberal governor is working to change that.
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