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Old 11-15-2017, 05:57 PM
LEZ1675 LEZ1675 is offline
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Default Re: Uh-Oh, Here We Go - State Sales Tax

Still arguing with the young paper-pusher at Dept Of Revenue.

I provided the Colorado Revised Statutes reference by Rick above, that Aircraft Parts are not taxable

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AIRCRAFT PARTS
The sales and use tax exemption for aircraft parts applies to parts that are permanently affixed to the aircraft or are component parts.

This includes, but is not limited to, fuselage parts, parts for the aircraft’s engine(s), seats permanently affixed to the aircraft, and paint for the aircraft.

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Well, the guy starts telling me that foam, fiberglass, bolts, epoxy, etc. are not permanently affixed parts, and they are not component parts! I tell him I sure hope they stay permanently affixed! And that Of Course they are component parts!


It's like arguing with my ex-girlfriend, no matter what you say that makes perfect logical sense, it doesn't matter. She just wanted to win the argument, and didn't listen to anything factual or logical.


Grrrr!

to be continued....
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Default Re: Uh-Oh, Here We Go - State Sales Tax

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Still arguing with the young paper-pusher at Dept Of Revenue.

I provided the Colorado Revised Statutes reference by Rick above, that Aircraft Parts are not taxable
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After much pondering... Technically you don't have an aircraft to attach the exempt parts to until you have an airplane. Think you're on the right track though!

Might consider interjecting: "Look, you want your tax, how about we settle on ??? so we can end this, and you can move on to..."

Keep in mind it's Colorado that wants the sales/use tax, not your municipality (unless I missed something). Colorado sales/use tax is 2.9%.

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Old Yesterday, 11:21 AM
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Default Re: Uh-Oh, Here We Go - State Sales Tax

Thanks, Rick

Hopefully you wont get "the letter" too, but all 5 of the builders here at KFLY have gotten it. I gave them a case number from another builder, maybe they'll get it straight

Yup, I believe they want 2.9% for about $47K which is about $1400, not terribly bad.

The wording I'm hinging my defense on is "Component parts"
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