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Ask an Expert: Sales Taxes on Professional Services

Ask an Expert: Sales Taxes on Professional Services

We recently received a question relating to the taxation of accounting services. Generally speaking, sales taxes are a transaction tax levied on the sale of tangible personal property along with enumerated services. While the common perception is that a sales tax is only imposed on the sale of tangible personal property, e.g. a table or … Read More

Body Bags, Crypts and Caskets – Sales Tax on Morticians to get you in the Halloween Spirit

Body Bags, Crypts and Caskets – Sales Tax on Morticians to get you in the Halloween Spirit

On October 2nd the New Jersey Division of Taxation issued Technical Bulletin 74 regarding the taxability of purchases made by morticians, undertakers, and funeral directors. Reading through the list of items commonly purchased sends shivers down my spine.  These are my favorite items from the list and an indication of … Read More