Virginia Tax Commissioner Rules that Ice Cream Trucks are not Eligible for the Reduced Tax Rate Available for Certain Sales of Food

Friday, May 6th, 2016

 
 
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The Virginia Tax Commissioner concluded that sales of prepackaged single serving ice cream products sold from a truck were taxable at the full tax rate.

The ice cream was not subject to the reduced rate because this rate does not apply to food sold for immediate consumption, and Virginia considers ice cream sold from a truck to be sold for immediate consumption.

http://www.lrd.tax.virginia.gov/laws-rules-decisions/rulings-tax-commissioner/16-50


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