New York Ruling on Taxability of Certain Cloud Computing Products

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

 
 
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The New York Department of Taxation and Finance ruled that a company's cloud computing product was a nontaxable service. The product allowed customers to access computing power to run their own applications. Additionally, an operating system and an application programming interface provided as a part of this service were not taxable canned software. This was because the software was incidental to the actual product being sold (i.e., providing computing power).

http://www.tax.ny.gov/pdf/advisory_opinions/sales/a15_2s.pdf


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