sales tax for cemeterys in ohio ?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by juststarting023, Jan 21, 2004.

  1. juststarting023

    juststarting023 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 84

    does anyone know if cemeteries get sales tax for lawn care?

    If you do it for a township or local government they would be exempt right?

    If they are exempt how do you put them down on your tax return? do you need some kind of voucher?

    Any help would be very appreciated

    thanks guys
  2. qcls03

    qcls03 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 1

    Thats a good question. Or atleast one I never thought of. My brother is a trustee locally. I will ask him as soon as I can get ahold of him and see what he says.
  3. wmsland

    wmsland LawnSite Member
    from NE OHIO
    Messages: 127

    It doesn't matter whether the cemetery is public or private, they have to give you a form showing that they are tax exempt, it's like the form you fill out for your suppliers so you don't have to pay sales tax. As far as reporting it on your sales tax form the amount you are paid for tax exempt sales, goes in the space that says "exempt sales". Hope this helps.
  4. PLI1

    PLI1 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 254

    If they are exempt, they need to supply you a copy of a tax exemtion certification that YOU need to keep on file for when you do taxes.
  5. WeatherMan

    WeatherMan LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 692

    They are right make them show you that they are exempt
  6. juststarting023

    juststarting023 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 84

    THANKS GUYS !!!!!!!!!

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