Are intercompany sales subject to sales tax in PA?
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Sales tax is a specialized area. I am glad that you asked this question because many companies automatically assume that sales tax are not applied to intercompany transactions. Having said that, many factors affect whether sales tax withholding is needed, and each state/county has its own nuances, exemptions and exceptions. You should consult a tax advisor who is experienced in this area, in your local area, to obtain advice that is specific to your situation.
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I recommend that you speak to a tax attorney or CPA who is well versed in state and local PA taxes. It will be worth it.
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